Monthly Archives: June 2015

Alesund Norway

I toured Alesund in 2012 and saw some of the most important sites. My trip is recorded at: https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2012/07/28/alesund-norway/ I will be in Alesund twice this trip. I have booked a ship’s tour of the Islands of Giske and Godoy … Continue reading

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Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri is the largest town on the north coast of Iceland and is a administrative centre for the area.  On my previous visit to Akureyri in 2012 I took a tour to the Lake Myvatn area to see the thermal … Continue reading

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Isafjordur, Iceland

Isafjordur is on the north coast of Iceland in the West Fjords. Today was the nicest so far. The sun shone, it was relatively warm and the snow capped mountains look spectacular.  There will be 24 hour daylight here until … Continue reading

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital city. It has about 2/3 of the inhabitants of Iceland – or about 170,000 people, many of whom come from somewhere else.  I toured it and the most popular regional site, the Golden Circle, … Continue reading

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Djupivogur, Iceland

My last visit here did not happen. It was too windy to tender in to shore. However, I gave a brief description of what I saw at: https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/djupivogur-iceland/ Today it was calm and we were able to tender into the … Continue reading

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands

My first visit to Torshavn, capital of the Faroe Islands and said to be the smallest capital city in the world, was in 2012. I took a visit to the countryside and also visited the historic parts of the city. … Continue reading

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Lerwick, Shetland Islands

This is the first time I have been to this port.  I took a small group tour that was privately arranged.  We were met at the pier by Gordon of Shetland Tours. After a brief drive around the old part … Continue reading

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