Trip Blogs: Iceland & Greenland 2011

Date: August 19
Location: on the road in Iceland

Imagine driving across the moon then soaking in a natural hot spring. Lots of rivers to ford today. All these contrasts today. Geysers, waterfalls,
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Date: August 18
Location: Still at the hut

We had a perfect break in the rain. It lifted long enough for us to climb the 3600 peak near us. The top was still in the clouds, a little snow, but i
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Date: August 17
Location: Sveinstindur hut, Iceland

WOW! It is not possible to describe or even send a picture of where we at. We drove through over cast skies deep, deep into an increasingly exotic and
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Date: August 16
Location: Vik, Iceland

Yesterday was a once in a lifetime hike. We climbed a mountain high between two ice capped volcanoes. Below us were twisted, deformed volcanic canyons
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Date: August 15, 9:00 AM
Location: Pormork, Iceland

What an adventure getting here yesterday! We had to drive a huge glacial/volcanic valley. The road was the river bed. The last crossing was so deep an
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Date: August 14, 9:00 am
Location: Selfoss, Iceland

We are 4 wheeling around Iceland. It was light until after 11 pm last night. We got to our first town and they were having a concert so we ended up do
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Date: August 12, 5:30 pm
Location: Narsarsuaq, Greenland

Another great day. Many of us walked to the glacier today.It was a lovely walk up a flower filled valley.At the end a tall cliff had ropes we could g
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Date: 8/11/11
Location: Narsarsuaq, Greenland

Sorry for no written post yesterday. Be sure to listen to the audio though. We watched a gigantic calving of a glacier. The chunk that came off was t
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Date: 8/10/11
Location: Near a huge glacier

Here is an audio post from the gang. Download or listen
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Date: 8/9/11
Location: Qagssirssuk, Greenland

This morning visited the Viking ruins of Eric the Red and co. Staying in a stunningly beautiful coastal town. Last night and today we have feasted on
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Date: 8/8/11
Location: Quassiruk, Greenland

Amazing day touring old Viking and Inuit ruins experiencing the history and culture of the ancient vikings.
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Date: 8/7/2011
Location: Igaliku, Greenland

All happily relaxing after hiking and experiencing the breathtaking beauty of glaciers, mountains and icy blue fjords. 8 hours if hiking with amazing
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