Category Archives: Iceland

Motorcycle adventure in the interior

Horizons Unlimited Chiang Mai Meeting & Videos

Three weekends ago we had the pleasure of attending the Horizons Unlimited Chiang Mai mini meeting held at Rider’s Corner. (I am having difficulty wrapping my head around the fact that January is over and that the meeting was almost …
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Help Us Choose A Book Cover For My Iceland Memoir

I need help! I am tying to find a cover for my Iceland travel memoir. Readers of our packlist know that the book is due out sometime this month and it looks like it will be ready by the end …
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Our Budget For Iceland: What We Spent & Where We Spent It

The first thing that most people consider when they begin to plan a trip is “can I afford it?” We describe how much we have spent and the ways to save money in Iceland to turn it into an affordable and great trip.
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Iceland Does Not Give Up It’s Treasures Easily” Or “The Road To Askja Is Not So Much Difficult As Damned

We debate how many times we tried to visit Askja.  I say 3, because there were 3 days when we actually said we were going to Askja that day, and the third time is a charm.  Patrick however says 4, …
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Lambchops IS Out To Get You

It would appear to be a generally accepted fact what the murderous motives of Iceland’s fluffy livestock in fact are: So it is not just me.

Reindeer Did Not Eat Our Helmets

AKA Wilma Got Nailed & Betty Got Screwed; AKA Part 2 Of “Scratch The Hype, You Are Never Alone In Iceland”. You may wonder why I only told half the story of our first attempt to visit Askja.  Those of …
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I Was Serious About The Food, Or A Little History For You

Success!  We rode from Southern Iceland through the interior to Northern Iceland and no one was hurt!  Perhaps this was aided in part by the fact that we bought 6 chocolate bars before we ventured in.  Patrick has learned from …
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Why Did I Deny Myself Orange Club Cookies For So Long & Other Tales Of Oatmeal‏

First off, since arriving here in Iceland I have been treating myself to coffee soaked cookies just about every morning.  It is delicious and divine.  Normally they are either of the oatmeal variety, or Jacobs Club chocolate cookies.  And then …
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Iceland: AKA The World Of Margaret Weiss & Michael Ende/Insert Favorite Fantasy Author

Despite extensive travel over the past 11 years on 4 continents I have never before felt like I had entered a fantasy novel.  (Well, except for being fairly convinced that if fairies did exist they had a kingdom in the …
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Iceland’s Number One Road Hazard: Fluffy, Cute, & Oh SO Deadly

The dangers of Iceland’s roads include nails, screws, pot holes and Icelandic drivers themselves. But surprisingly none of these compare to the beady eyed master of ambush most commonly thought of as a sheep. Especially for the motorcyclist. Sure, if …
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