Where We Wish We Had Stayed

We keep seeing really cute places where we are not staying and wish we were. Here are three. All are farms, two have horseback riding (which means you can get up and go see the horses in the morning) and two have killer restaurants, at which we ate. And enjoyed...

Thermal Pools and Disco Slides

“Shower naked.” That’s the mantra at Icelandic thermal pools. They are serious about keeping them clean! None of this rinse-off-in-the-shower-with-your-suit-on-before-you-get-in-the-pool stuff. We’ve been hitting ’em since Day One, when...

From Glaciers to Coastal Walks

From Reykjavik we headed north and west to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula; here are a few highlights. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Among other things, we happen up on a marker about Axlar Bjorn, Iceland’s only serial killer, a 16th-century farmer who took in...

Environmental Thoughts

On our way to Thingvellir (to see Geysir and Gullfoss) we pick up two hitchhikers who, it turns out, had just attended the biennial International Society for Ecological Economics. On the road, we admire a rainbow, stop for a photo opĀ  (hope you can see it at left) and...

Resist Inertia.

Fight Routine.

Play Hooky.