Entries by Kelvin

Iceland: Day 5

September 15 (Sunny, misty, snowed, then crazy rain) This was what I woke up to!  The rain clouds disappeared overnight and we were welcomed by rainbows!  Needless to say we spent our morning photographing Jokulsarlon and the surroundings… also had a hot breakfast at the exact gift shop where we had dinner last night (so […]

Iceland: Day 4

September 14 (Misty, sunny with clouds) Woke up today to blue skies!  No need to panic about accommodations tonight since we were already traveling in it. That’s right, the Land Cruiser doubled as our hotel tonight (why pay for a hotel when I had planned on being out all night for Aurora Borealis?). We headed east towards Jokulsarlon […]

Iceland: Day 3

September 13 (Rain, violent rain/wind, blue skies near sunset) I woke up to rain and more rain this morning. After having breakfast prepared by our B&B host (probably one of the best during the trip) we set off to Seljalandfoss (I was super excited about this waterfall because I had done so much research regarding […]

Iceland: Day 2

September 12 (Sunny, then downpour) I had only secured accommodations for the first few days of our journey. I was checking road conditions and weather forecasts in almost hourly intervals since I had fantastic mobile coverage everywhere I went… I heard that the interior highlands were dumped with 6 meters of snow overnight (unexpected storm) so my initial […]

Iceland: Day 1

September 11 (Sunny) The trip from Seattle to Reykjavik itself was about 10 hours(?). Flying with IcelandAir was a pleasant experience (on par with other discount airlines such as WestJet). Per Tripadvisor’s advice I brought with me my unlocked iPhone and got a Siminn prepaid phone card on the flight (around $20) and I strongly […]