The South Coast of Iceland

What does the ocean awaken inside of you?

That piercing salty smell of the air.

The stretch of the horizons – broken only by the azure of the sky, and the crashing of the waves.

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A wander around quirky Reykjavik

Reykjavik is home to 3/4 of Iceland’s population – yet it is still a small town-like city. With a friendly and very relaxed atmosphere it was easy to wander the streets, and every shop or cafe I walked into was warm and welcoming.

I never thought I’d end up in a Penis Museum… to tell the truth, I didn’t know that a museum of penises even existed… but who was I kidding…. A Penis Museum was just what this town needed. With quirks like this, I saw Iceland’s odd sense of humour shining through, and I liked what I saw! ha ha ha.

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A small taste of Iceland – The Golden Circle

Welcome to Iceland. A tiny place with a big heart. Housing a small population of between 350,000 people and 400,000 people, but home to nearly 2 million tourists every-year, a scary figure that keeps growing bigger and bigger.

Iceland was something just completely out of this world. It felt to me, like going to another planet.

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The gem of the pacific; a city that leaks colour. 

Colour leaks out of the streets as bits of gardens dribble down the paint-streaked walls. A city full of rainbows and emotions. It bursts with confusion, clutter, poetry, and jumbled up streets that climb the hills next to the Pacific. Valparaiso – warmly referred to as ‘Valpo’ by many Chileans, is my final destination in South America.

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Retracing Buffy the Vampire slayers steps (sort of…) – wandering around the Punta Arenas Cemetery 

Is it just me, or are graveyards full of intrigue, mystery and totally interesting places? I thought I loved walking around cemeteries already, but when I heard the Punta Arenas one is in the top ten attractions of the city

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Jumping for joy at Piedras Rojas and some really blue really cool lagunas

It was another exciting day with my new friends Ever Further, after a late night of star gazing in the desert, counting the stars in the Milky Way until late with the company of a random dog, we got up early for a 7am pick up from Flamingo Tour operators – we were going to see the famous Red Rocks on the side of an emerald green salty lake…. among other exciting places!  Continue reading “Jumping for joy at Piedras Rojas and some really blue really cool lagunas”