Driving the Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is a very popular driving route in Iceland that hits a lot of popular attractions. The circle is a very easy drive and can be completed in less than a day so many visitors include this trip into their itinerary. We knocked off the first stop at Thingvellir National Park early in the morning with snorkeling in Silfra. Thingvellir itself was so pretty. All the green with, the glassy looking ponds, and mountains in the distance made for quite the site. We didn’t spend that much time exploring the park but I’m sure we would have be in awe […]

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Snorkeling in the World’s Clearest Water

Early wake up call this morning because we had a very exciting appointment to get to! We were going snorkeling in Silfra fissure, a crack right between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The Silfra fissure fills with glacial water that has been filtered underground for decades through lava rock. The filtering process of the glacial water makes Silfra one of the clearest bodies of water on earth with up to 120 meters of visibility. For my first time snorkeling this was definitely the best way to start with a bang! We had a little bit of a drive to […]

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