On our fourth day we woke up pretty refreshed. We had breakfast available at the guesthouse we were staying in, and it was quite beautiful to eat a modest but plentiful breakfast, in a nice and warm place. I really dunno why I didn’t take pictures of the breakfast though… The day started off a…Read More
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Iceland, the land of ice and fire – day 3, part 2
After the Fjadrargljufur canyon, I wanted to stop by the place where it was filmed the Game of Thrones bit for The Wall, so we wondered after Vatnajokull, Europe’s largest glacier. It was the peak of summer when we were there, so obviously there wasn’t as much snow as usual, but it was still freaking amazing! It’s quite…Read More
Iceland, the land of ice and fire – day 3, part 1.
Skógafoss was right next to our hotel, and we had only seen it from the ground, so we went back and climbed up to the top in order to get the full experience of one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland. It’s 15m wide and has a 60m drop, and it used to fall to…Read More
Iceland, the land of ice and fire – day 2.
We got up pretty early to enjoy the warm pool of the hotel. It’s nice to stay in a nice warm bath while it’s freezing outside (okay, it wasn’t freezing, but it was pretty cold, around 9ish ºC). We didn’t have much time, because we wanted to make our 6 day road trip worthwhile, so…Read More
Iceland, the land of ice and fire – day 1.
For a 6 day journey we had decided to drive around Iceland. We left baby L with the grandparents and we were off to a cold and amazing journey around this European jewel lost in Atlantic. We had tremendous help from miss-i-am-free, who had been to the island and had first hand tips for us.…Read More
Japan’17 – day 10
So soon we arrived to the last day in Japan. I must admit, I was purposefully procrastinating to write this post. On our last day, we ran around Ginza and bought souvenirs at Tsukiji fish market — ceramics there are incredibly cheap, and it’s shame we couldn’t bring more due to weight limitations. K also…Read More
Japan’17 – day 9
On our ninth day in Kyoto we met with our good friend Atsuko, who invited us on a drive around the mountains. That was an experience in itself. To be able to see how the traffic works around Japan first hand was incredible and to be able to see places that we would otherwise never…Read More
Japan’17 – day 7.5
I knew that something was not adding up. I have missed a whole day in Kyoto! On our second day in Kyoto we decided to climb a mountain and visit Shogunzuka Mound. Let’s just say that it’s absolutely gorgeous up there. Once back down we strolled around as usual, aimlessly. In a lot of big restaurants…Read More