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  • Day3

    North to Akureyri

    October 3, 2017 in Iceland ⋅ ☁️ 5 °C

    Took the short 45 minute flight from Reykjavik's little domestic airport to Akureyri, just south of the Arctic Circle. Amazing scenery on the way, past snow capped mountains, over canyons and a bleak landscape, and then an approach through a canyon over the fjord where the town sits. Walked from the airport along the pleasant pathway alongside the water, and uphill in town to Icelandair Hotel. I took a walk down past the church to the little main street, which has a few tourist shops and eating places, and then discovered a large shopping centre on the edge of town, with a supermarket. It feels very different to Reykjavik here, more remote, and yet it has been easy to get here.Read more