Monthly Archives: May 2014


The Beauty of Blue – Brúarfoss

Brúarfoss was a later addition to our plans for the Golden Circle area, it does not seem to be a well known location.  Maybe the locals try and keep it secret, can’t say that I blame them, but this was one of our favorites, so I think I’ll pass on the knowledge of this little […]

Driving into Þingvellir National Park

The Start of Our Road Trip Around Iceland!!!

We made it around the ring road of Iceland!  In 8 wonderful days!  1,636 miles covered, with anything and everything!  Waterfalls, lakes, fjords, ocean, snow, glaciers, icebergs, lava rocks, lava sand and ash, volcano craters, pseudocraters (steam eruptions only), geothermal areas, hot springs, geysers, bubbling mud pits (think Land Before Time on that one!), mountains, […]

The Ball Room at the Bath Assembly Rooms

Jane Austen’s Bath

I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I am a huge fan of Jane Austen’s novels.  So, of course I was very intrigued to see Bath, England!  I did not have the time to go in the museum for her there (future trips…), but we did go to see the Assembly Rooms, which has an […]

The Roman Baths

The Baths of Bath

After strolling through the Bath Abbey, we proceeded to head across the little square to the Roman Baths.  A rather famous site, there are tons of pictures online, looking down into the pool with the Roman statues lined around the top….   Well, not quite.  Of course, there is that large pool, with the statues […]

Stained Glass in the Dining Room

St. Michael’s Mount

While in the Cornwall area, we went to see St. Michael’s Mount, an island only reachable by foot on a causeway at low tide.  During high tide, you can catch a boat to or from the island for £2.  We got there in the morning just in time to walk out, as the waves were […]