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SNORKELING IN ICELAND | ดำน้ำหน้าหนาวระหว่างแผ่นเปลือกทวีปโลกที่ไอซ์แลนด์

SNORKELING IN ICELAND | ดำน้ำหน้าหนาวระหว่างแผ่นเปลือกทวีปโลกที่ไอซ์แลนด์

What is the most out-of-this-world experience you have ever had? ประสบการณ์ที่ฟินที่สุดในชีวิตของคุณ คืออะไร? Were you expecting it to be so unforgettable? How did you feel afterwards? My last day in Iceland couldn’t have been any better.  If you are planning to visit Iceland, I strongly suggest you prioritise […]

GLACIAR HIKING ON THE “SÓLHEIMAJÖKULL”

GLACIAR HIKING ON THE “SÓLHEIMAJÖKULL”

WELCOME TO LAND OF ICE! Glacier hiking is another activity one must do when visiting Iceland and I did mine on the “Sólheimajökull” glacier tongue, which is an outlet from Iceland’s 4th largest glacier, the”Mýrdalsjökull” (I later made the right guess that the Icelandic word […]

THE MIGHTY GULLFOSS NEARLY BLEW ME AWAY

THE MIGHTY GULLFOSS NEARLY BLEW ME AWAY

I was nearly blown away.  Literally.

The path which led to the “view point” on one of the rock edges was closed due to slippery ground and strong wind, but I noticed some people had ignored the sign and hopped over the little gate and so I followed them.

I had never stood at a place so mighty, intimidating, insanely cold and dangerously windy.  I was all wrapped up in layers of body warmers and an oversized water-proof ski jacket but the humidity and the force of the wind somehow managed to penetrate effortlessly through my clothes and sent chills to my every fibre.  The icy and slippery ground didn’t help either.  I made sure that every single step I took was stable, because if I slipped and fell by any reason there was a possibility the strong wind could push me straight into the angry stream of Gullfoss. (more…)

ARRIVING IN REYKJAVÍK

ARRIVING IN REYKJAVÍK

It was the beginning of my short 4-day solo trip to where I had always dreamed to visit. I had always wanted to see the Northern Lights or the “Aurora Borealis” and initially this was what drew me to Iceland.  A few days before my […]