Exploring Reykjavik and the Blue Lagoon

Reykjavik

We had one day with no specific plans so we took some time to do some exploring in Reykjavik.  As the temps have been below freezing, we’ve been heading outside for little bits at a time.  While we may be from New England, after 4 winters of blissful 50 degree weather, this is a bit of a shock to our systems!!

One of the things I’ve found about being in Europe is the difference in the daylight.  I know this changes in the US as well but having lived in Massachusetts my entire life up til our move to Spain, it’s not something I witnessed or noticed very much.  Because of Iceland’s latitude, their winter means very little sun and their summers last 24 hours!  Our tour guide one morning said that in mid February, they were already getting 4 hours more Continue reading