Archive for September, 2009

Rekjavík, day 13

September 6th, 2009 1 comment

HarðfuskurDay 13, happy 13, will be the last full day on this trip. Tomorrow will just be wake-up-and-shower-and-get-to-the-airport-and-home. Starting slowly today, walking down to Kolaportið to get some harðfiskur for my dad and sister (they, too, love this).

Yesterday night was eventful for all of the town’s football fans, Read more…

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Reykjavík, day 12

September 5th, 2009 1 comment

Weather forecasts from and veð is quite worthless. The rain doesn’t seem to want to come, and the sun shines on. That is, it did this morning, but in the afternoon, we had some light rain. No wind to speak of and pretty mild.

Last night I found this wine bar. Read more…

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Reykjavík, Day 11

September 4th, 2009 5 comments

Starting off late at this Italian (or Italian-insipired) restaurant Eldsmiðjan, and there came the pizza baked in stone oven. Read more…

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The cultural Reykjavík

September 3rd, 2009 2 comments

Now, a new blog entry about this tiny city at the northwest of Europe. It seems to me Reykjavík must be the Nordic countries capital of culture. This is of course not official and I guess quite a few people disagrees, but nevertheless my opinion. Read more…

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Reykjavík, day ten

September 3rd, 2009 No comments

Brunch at BabalúTime flies when having fun. Today’s another day in the life, and I’m still in Reykjavík. As Jón pointed out with a comment on yesterday’s blogpost, there was an unofficial meeting of local amateur photographers from here at Babalú (broccoli soup today). Read more…

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Reykjavík area, day nine

September 2nd, 2009 5 comments

Woke up and it felt like I’d be sleeping most of the day, but it was only half past nine, so with the right amount of will, I could have even had breakfast for free at the hotel, but I decided against it. I emailed my contact at the travel agency, Þóra Árnadóttir, the other day and pointed her to my writings about the Hótel Björk breakfast, and she asked me if it had gotten any better, so she might have talked to them. Read more…

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Reykjavík area, day eight

September 1st, 2009 1 comment

After a week of walking 1-3 hours every day around with a camera, some extra lenses, a laptop, some power supplies, a book or two and perhaps some more on my back, my backpack feels lighter and walking a couple of hours, carrying it, doesn’t feel too bad. I take that as a good sign 🙂 Having walked around in Reykjavík for a day, I thought perhaps I should look further, so I got on a bus (number 1) to Kópavogur Read more…

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