Why I’d Like to visit Iceland

February 3, 2016Mandi Morrison

And I don’t mean the frozen food shop, before you all think I’ve gone completely bonkers and suffering from sleep deprivation ( actually I probably am, but that’s been there for many years…) although I do love their dessert selection!

As I near the big 40 I have started to think about my life so far and into the future. I have seen many bucket lists for people reaching 30 or 40, but i’m a little too late for those, although I have probably achieved some things that I had thought about doing, but not actually wrote them down.

With another ten years until I reach fifty, I am going to seriously consider writing an actual list of things I would like to achieve (It may turn into reaching sixty as my youngest will only be 13 when i’m 50 …) I have been thinking a lot lately about places I would like to visit

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Asa has always loved the cold and snow and his enthusiasm has rubbed off on me in the last twenty years, so if I could travel anywhere it would have to be somewhere with lots of the white stuff, but also with lots of different things to see and do as I don’t like to sit around doing nothing. I think that is why i’m not a beach person, I get too bored just lounging about, at the moment I spend my whole time chasing after children, but once they are bigger and its just Asa and I, we need to be doing things! (and no certainly none of that)

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One thing I would love to see is the Northern Lights in Iceland obviously you can’t guarantee that they will be visible on a particular night, so our holiday would have to be long enough, to ensure I definitely get to see them!

If you’re not too hot on info about Iceland, good old Wikipedia has tons of info, I think my love of Iceland stems right back to when I was learning the capital cities aged 8, I always loved the way Reykjavik sounded!

Not only does it have this wonderful display, but it has volcanoes and glaciers too, as well as whales watching expeditions or maybe a bit of snorkelling, (although I wouldn’t recommend doing both at once!) and guisers that erupt every few minutes, that sounds very cool.

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I’m not sure if I am brave enough to take to a snowmobile to explore what Iceland has to offer, I suppose its just like driving a car and it would certainly be quieter than having the seven children in the back!

The thought of Asa and I out on the snow does sound pretty awesome!

I have been reading the Do’s and Don’ts of a road trip to Iceland, by the lovely Young Adventuress which gives some great advice about travelling around Iceland and I like the sound of all these hotdogs!

Whilst in Iceland I would LOVE to find some cute little Puffins, i’m not sure what it is about this particular creature, but I think they are adorable (or `a dog bowl’ as Viggo says) cue cute pic..

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Is there a particular place on earth that would love to go to ?

 

 

Comments (2)

  • Amy

    February 9, 2016 at 7:11 am

    I’ve always fancied staying in the ice hotel in Sweden, where the whole place is made out of ice.

  • Bjarki

    November 24, 2016 at 9:38 am

    If you need help Planning your Iceland Trip (when you decide to go) we would be happy to help at http://www.planyouricelandtrip.com 🙂

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