A short 35 minute flight (and a little bumpy) from Reykjavík and we found ourselves in the charming northern city of Akureyri. A town really of about 18,000 people, it services the northern region. It’s only about 250km from Reykjavík but takes 4 1/2 hours to drive by car. There are quite a few hotels and backpackers hostels in the town and loads of tours on offer. Once again it’s nice to be out of the big city.
In the evening Sonia posted herself on Northern Lights watch and was rewarded for her patience.Read more