Tag Archives: Reykjavik

Monday Morning Blues – Frozen Lake Tjörnin, Reykjavik, Iceland

Six years and one day ago I celebrated my 50th birthday in Iceland. Fabulous memories all round to banish those Monday Morning Blues. In the centre of Reykjavik stands a lake that is frozen in winter, save for a small pocket that remains unfrozen and is haven for flocks of geese and other waterfowl. Groups […]

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – The Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Is Monday January 4th just too depressing? Like many others I have not worked for a couple of weeks, have enjoyed watching seasonal films and eating far too much, and now face the shock of going back to work! Remembering past travels and dreaming of new ones is always a good way to beat the […]

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Friday Photo – The Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

I visited the Icelandic capital in January 2015 and the photo below was taken at twilight, about 3 in the afternoon.

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

I went to Iceland to celebrate a big birthday in January 2015. Sun Voyager is a sculpture in Reykjavik depicting a Viking longship. The pictures below were shot early morning and evening – it was mighty cold on both occasions! I hope they help you to beat the Monday morning blues!

Sunday Photo – Ice Football, Iceland

Wordless Wednesday – Frozen Lake, Iceland

Sunday Photo – Icelandic Swan

Tallinn, Estonia

My European Capital Ranking – 15 to 11

It would not surprise me at all if any of my next five cities featured in many people’s top fives. A brilliant time is hard to avoid in any of them….. 15 Reykjavik It is quite difficult to separate Iceland’s capital from the rest of the wonderful country. I was there for my 50th birthday […]

Get Yourself To Iceland

I chose the world’s northernmost capital to celebrate my fiftieth birthday. My plan had been to spot whales and the Aurora Borealis on my birthday, memorable moments on my special day. I will reveal how I got on with these plans later. We arrived on the Thursday night for four nights staying at the splendid […]

A Warm Winter Welcome In Iceland

It is not very often that I write about accommodation and it is not something that I intend to make a habit of. However, should you ever treat yourself to a trip to the extraordinary nation of Iceland, I urge you to enhance your experience by staying at Ambassade Apartments, perfectly positioned in a quiet […]