Today I present some favorite views from our Icelandic Golden Circle tour:
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Our tour group left the port city of Reykjavik and headed east. This drive is Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, and this day’s tour was with GeoIceland. During this trip we would pass some very interesting terrain on the way to our first major destination:
Our first major destination was the Faxi Waterfall:
And while the Faxi Waterfall was a nice break in the drive, the real attractions here were the surrounding vistas:
Here in the area of Faxi Waterfall we got our first real glimpse of the famous Icelandic Horse, a very sturdy pony-sized animal that is much stronger than its diminutive size would seem to indicate:
Over the next several weeks we’re going on a tour of Iceland out of Reykjavik. Vision of the Seas arrived here on August 28, 2017. Ursula had us booked for a GeoIceland Tour’s incredible Golden Circle Tour, which took us to Thingvellir, the Great Geysir, Gullfoss Falls, Faxi Falls, and the Hveragerdi geothermal area. Today we’ll take a quick preview of what’s ahead, including a short video I put together of Great Geysir erupting and Gullfoss Falls falling.
So, to whet your appetite, here is a preview, including that aforementioned video: