Iceland: first few days

We have had plenty of weather since we arrived – strong winds, cold and rain (but it is Iceland Dad – as Jeannie said) – and then some spells of sun to get out into quickly. Some of the architecture is stunning: you can Google Harpa Concert Hall yourself to see what I mean. We treated ourselves to a wonderful concert there by soprano Diana Damrau and harpist Xavier de Maistre. Then we walked back along the harbour front past the Sun Voyager and up to our small apartment. Hallgrímskirkja is also iconic and graces most of Reykjavik’s publicity.
We are up-country now doing the sights as you can see from the pictures. The quirkiest has to be the tower of canned Icelandic Air that was for sale at a tourist trap. I picked one up (yes it was really light) and almost opened the ring pull – and that would have set me back R100 …

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