Wild Reindeer of Iceland

November 8, 2014 by  
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Do you know very much about reindeer? I knew about Santa’s reindeer! I have seen reindeer in Northern Sweden…but they are herded/farmed even though they roam freely. Are they wild reindeer? I knew about elk in Canada…but are they in the same family as Iceland’s reindeer? Perhaps a visit to the special exhibition “Wild Reindeer […]

A Visit to Reykjavik, Iceland

November 7, 2014 by  
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Can you name the capital of Iceland? Right! Reykjavik is not only Iceland’s largest city…it is also the capital.  Come. Join us on a mini tour of this inviting city in the middle of the northern Atlantic Ocean. My husband is a walker and found that the city is small enough to walk many places. […]

Reykjavik, Iceland church

November 4, 2014 by  
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Church…yes, it is a church, but what a church. (Here in Iceland the word for church is kirk.) This is a Hallgrimskirkja.   Aside: At first Hallgrimskirkja is difficult to spell, but if you break it down into sections…”hall” “grims” “kirk””ja”…it does become easier to spell. However, saying it! Well I am still having trouble with […]