Exploring Iceland—South to Hvolsvollur

The next morning, we bid goodbye to our awesome apartment and set off to tackle (part of) the Golden Circle—a series of intriguing natural sights like craters and geysers—and end in our Airbnb for the night just south of Hvolsvollur. We grabbed some Skyr yogurts for the road (Islandic creamy yogurt similar to Greek yogurt) … Continue reading Exploring Iceland—South to Hvolsvollur

Exploring Iceland—Blue Lagoon and Reykjavik Night #2

We had a super important plan for today—bathing the day away at the Blue Lagoon geothermal hot pools. Blue Lagoon has become somewhat of a tourist mecca, and probably pales in comparison to the dozens of natural hot springs that are sprinkled throughout the country. Despite this, we wanted to give it a shot and … Continue reading Exploring Iceland—Blue Lagoon and Reykjavik Night #2

Hot Springs Down Dirt Roads

We awoke early the next day and wandered down Main Street in Steamboat Springs for coffee and a quick exploration through a local store that had wall-to-wall cowboy boots (we purchased flip flops).                                                             After, we headed off to our first activity, swimming in hot springs in Strawberry Park, CO which was just a few miles … Continue reading Hot Springs Down Dirt Roads