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PostSubject: Northern lights Iceland   Fri 27 Sep 2013 - 20:49

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Anyone been
Really really want to go


Seen a trip for 3 nights by  plane

Think the kids can put toward it for my chrimbo present
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sat 28 Sep 2013 - 11:40

No Polly, never been.  Its on my wish list, but you cannot guarantee to see the Northern Lights, something to do with the atmosphere at the time.

If you can, then go for it.  It has to be one of the most spectacular sights on planet earth.
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sat 28 Sep 2013 - 20:43

Some people go from Anglesey in their MH.... 3 month round trip.  Would be great wouldn't it?!!  Can't wait to retire....
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Fri 13 Nov 2015 - 21:54

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BOOKED
Plane
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Whale watch
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Fri 13 Nov 2015 - 22:23

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BOOKED
Plane
Hotel
Northern lights
Whale watch

Well Done!  I am sure you won't be disappointed.  Have a fab time.
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Fri 13 Nov 2015 - 22:33

good for you polly. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sat 14 Nov 2015 - 11:03

Nice one Polly, enjoy.
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sat 14 Nov 2015 - 13:46

Well done Polly. When are you going and for how long? Enjoy your trip Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sat 14 Nov 2015 - 18:24

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Thanks one and all

Go 11 March to 14 March 2016

Dragging our Claire with me kicking and screaming (not) 
So won't be on my own
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 12 Jan 2016 - 10:53

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Saw that we had Sunday as a free day so just booked Gullfoss Geysir
 Tour as well now 
Can't have us stood still to long and getting cold 
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sun 13 Mar 2016 - 10:27

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Well our Claire and I are in Iceland. We arrived Friday home on Monday
Great accommodation we are on the top floor 6 and look out over the sea, well there is a petrol station and building in front but the view is good.
Friday evening  we found out whale watching and Northern lights were cancelled for Saturday . Due to the horrendous conditions.  So we changed our Whale to our geezer trip for Saturday. 
Saturday arrived and our gezzer trip was cancelled. So we kept both options open for Sunday
We had a lovely walk into town and went to see the Catherdral , the wind decided to become a gale and I fact we had to hold onto each other so we didn't get blown of our feet. We nearly got blown into and over the wall. It was like one of those episodes of you've been framed. So we took shelter in the church.
We walked back to our hotel or should I say blown back.
Later we decided to venture out again and took the bus to the Harpa ( concert venue)
This was lovely.
People were just hanging about near the escalators. We thought something must be on and they were eating.mwe ventured fit her and there was a side room where people were sat watching a man play chess against the computer.
On returning into the main hall a young girl was banging her drum and went up the escalater where she was joined by the crowd of people they all began to sing. On the upper floor musicians appeared, it was great , hope I recorded it .
We had a walk around the old harbour and town before we decided to walk back to the hotel.
Lights cancelled again and   So we stayed home as we were tired ha ha
Our last chance for the gezzers  and waterfall today but not holding out much hope.
I have a plan B a ride on public transport to a town.

The weather as been awful BUT we have enjoyed it
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sun 13 Mar 2016 - 10:38

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Just been to check and Gezzer and waterfall may still be on
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sun 13 Mar 2016 - 12:43

Fingers crossed for you Polly

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sun 13 Mar 2016 - 16:05

Been up the mountain near the site Polly and we found a waterfall but it was frozen and also saw a geezer, he was on a donkey on the way home from work, hope you see your geezer tomorrow
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sun 13 Mar 2016 - 17:37

Polly hope you managed to see the sights today.
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Sun 13 Mar 2016 - 21:14

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Yep gezzer and waterfall was on
7 hours
The pass we were coming back on e ( the coach) had to turn around due to the winds

We saw grandad geezer and grandson bubbled. But the paths were very icy
We went to the waterfall but I couldn't get there ( I tried) to icy and only our Claire to hold on to no rail. Claire went to take photos, so will see what she as
She couldn't go down the 100 steps as they were iced up
No lights tonight

Everything as been against us
But we have had an experience
We visited Reycvik old harbour yesterday and that was lovely. I had p,an B today which I also think would have been lovely
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 19:39

Hia
just a few pictures from Friday after we had arrived

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 19:41

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Reykjavik 

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 19:48

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the view from our 6th floor and hotel
and our walk up to the church 

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 19:58

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the cathedral 

where we took shelter
very sparse and modern
only one stained glass window

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 20:15

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just a few more
and the donuts well we just had to didnt we with a hot chocolate
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 20:17

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looks as though i am repeating myself so will give up for tonight 
just a few another day
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 20:23

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sorry just a couple of mean machines

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 20:26

NO . Not again Polly
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 22:33

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I'm on my iPad where's my photos
Put them on , on my laptop
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 22:34

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Sorry they are here
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 22:44

I deleted the duplicates Polly

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Tue 15 Mar 2016 - 23:07

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Thanks
It's a lot easier to put them on now
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Wed 16 Mar 2016 - 13:48

Good pics Polly. Did you go to see the waterfall on the black coach?
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Wed 16 Mar 2016 - 15:06

Hia
Joyce no not on that
Would have liked to
Our Claire saw some of the waterfall.
It was to icy for me to get to where Claire went and to see the full waterfall it was lethal
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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Wed 16 Mar 2016 - 20:05

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Thanks
It's a lot easier to put them on now
Yeah, a lot easier now, can drag and drop, do a few at a time and insert images straight from the upload box Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Northern lights Iceland   Wed 16 Mar 2016 - 20:43

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last ones until I see what our claire as taken or took

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