Monthly Archives: July 2011

A ride around Lake Myvatn

           

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Modhrudalur to Lake Myvatn

There aren’t any services on NR1 between Modhrudalur and Myvatn. At the suspension bridge half way between you can go a few Kms to Grimstadir, but I don’t know what’s there. Leaving Modhrudalur there’s 8km of good gravel road to … Continue reading

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Lake Myvatn to Akueyri

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Egilsstadir to Modhrudalur

I rented a car from Egillstadir Airport and will drop it off in Reykjavik so I drove this route. But here are is a description and some pictures anyway. Make sure you stock up on food as there are very … Continue reading

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Sunday in Egilsstadir

Yesterday the bus from Berunes dropped me in the center of Egilsstadir a but too early to check in at my hotel so I found a coffee shop with wifi. The Cafe Valny is nicely funky and specializes in herbal … Continue reading

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To Egilsstadir; amusement park ride or bus ride, I’m not sure

Amusement park ride or bus ride, I’m not sure: Breakfast at Berunes is excellent. All the usual plus pancakes. Not the thick fluffy american kind, but the thin crepe kind that you get on Shrove Tuesday in England, or served … Continue reading

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Berunes and the end of the tarmac…..or is it the end of the road?

I slept well after yesterday’s exertions and ate a breakfast of flat bread, cheese and chocolate biscuits. The road was flat and there were lots of ewes and lambs grazing in the fields. Each ewe has 2 lambs and they … Continue reading

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