Woke up today with aches and pains where I wasn’t even aware I had body-parts. Apparently all the contortions I pulled to keep the right horse-riding posture were pretty new to a body finely-tuned and optimised for long-term computer use. Luckily, we were booked to visit The Blue Lagoon; a large geothermally heated spa.
Time to regenerate damaged muscles in mineral-rich, heated water.
Today we’d booked into an Icelandic horse riding tour. The rest of the family love horse-riding but I’m always a bit wary of anything involving living creatures (or “random behaviour simulators”, as I describe them). But Icelandic horses are different to the ones we have in the rest of Europe so I was a bit curious to try them out. Continue reading “Iceland : Day 3”
Today started with out first Icelandic breakfast; a mix of cheese, ham, sour dough, egg, fruit and Skyr (an Icelandic yogurt with fruit and nuts; insanely tasty). Additional fortification was available in the form of raw sugar (juice on tap for the children) and caffeine (coffee on tap for the adults).
For my wife’s fortieth I organised a trip to see the Northern Lights; something she’d always wanted to do. I got quite a way into booking a trip to Iceland but I noticed that there was loads of things to do there the children would love so I shelved Iceland and looked elsewhere.
A few years later, we’re off! Off course, we started our trip by playing The Immigrant Song…
The holiday was a fantastic. Australia is a brilliant place and we barely scratched the surface in three weeks. Would recommend it to everyone and we did loads of cool stuff which I could barely touch on here on my blog.
Plus, I managed to burn this into my hand while reaching for hash-browns;