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Home again, home again, jiggety-jig.

Made it. As expected, Iceland Air couldn’t print boarding passes for the two Qatar legs of the journey, although they could check our luggage all the way through. That’ll be why we couldn’t do the online check-in, either. Not much of a “partnership” really, IMO. We had a bit more time in Stockholm Arlanda to […]

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Greenland Trip report

Back on the internet, but not yet home

The day of our departure from Greenland was a long, drawn-out affair that turned out to be the day before the day of our departure. The plane that was due to pick us up had mechanical problems and, instead of heading from Nuuk to Keflavik as planned, had done an emergency landing at a Greenland […]

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Greenland Trip report

A walk west, to the Grótta Island Lighthouse

Sticking to the plan of spending our time in Reykjavik gently, with intense slacking-off punctuated by the gentle exercise of strolling, I didn’t get out for a walk, yesterday until about four. Good work! Emerging into the still bright light, the wind was brisk and a little cold, from the North. Whitecaps in the harbour. […]

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Islands of the North Atlantic Trip report

Spot of Aurora photography last night

The forecast was for a clear night and strong-ish aurora activity, so we booked the last couple of seats on an aurora-spotting service that would take us to a good viewing spot away from the lights of the city. Downside of last minute preparations was that the pick-up time was earlier than we had hoped, […]

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Greenland Trip report

A nice long walk along the waterfront

As we had decided to skip lunch, the better to appreciate our dinner reservation at Ox, we breakfasted heartily and then headed out to see if we could get to the little traditional cottage that we had seen around to the east when we arrived. The answer turned out to be “no”, because it’s actually […]