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While we were waiting for the last ferry Radmyla disappeared for a few minutes . When we saw her she was running towards us with 3 ice cream cones that we beginning to melt . Well we knew the solution and it was the best ice cream that we have had in a long time ! We were cutting it close but we made a quick stop at the Askla viewpoint .

 

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I felt blessed to be able to spend the day with these 2 beautiful ladies

 

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We had a 36 hour crossing to Iceland . Beautiful colors at sea , but a cold breeze

 

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We really wished that we had this balcony when we were in Antarctica in December/January this year

 

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Dinner was served

 

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We had booked an Iceland/Transatlantic on a Princess cruise in September of 2015 but my wife fell breaking her kneecap into 3 pieces just a couple weeks before our cruise . This would be our second chance on the following morning to visit Iceland .

 

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When we signed up for this cruise kinda late and we hopped on the CC roll call . We had nothing planned for Seydisfjordur and we saw that Travelin Texas Gal had organized a trip there called Puffins , Elves and More . It was limited to 6 and we saw her nice photos so we contacted her and signed up .

 

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Heading down we met ashore

 

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It was nice being with some other serious photographers so we could shout out for a stop . There was plenty of room in the bus and the driver , Christian , narrated as we drove .

 

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We crossed over some high country seeing some blue

 

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Back into fog we were told that the road markers is where the snow could rise in Winter

 

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Lindarbakki turf house

 

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Ahhh, now we are getting back to familiar turf (houses).  I've been waiting patiently for your Iceland pictures!
 

By the way, those road markers are a standard height around the country.  They are just to mark the side of the road, they often get buried and then some.  But they do an excellent job of reflecting your headlights in a land where there are no street lights.

 

For a great view of them, check out this video from The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

 

 

 

That's a great film to see Iceland in general.  The Iceland, Greenland, and Afghanistan scenes were all shot in Iceland

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5 hours ago, Nitemare said:

Ahhh, now we are getting back to familiar turf (houses).  I've been waiting patiently for your Iceland pictures!
 

By the way, those road markers are a standard height around the country.  They are just to mark the side of the road, they often get buried and then some.  But they do an excellent job of reflecting your headlights in a land where there are no street lights.

 

For a great view of them, check out this video from The Secret Life of Walter Mitty . That's a great film to see Iceland in general.  The Iceland, Greenland, and Afghanistan scenes were all shot in Iceland

 

Thank you for your patience . 😉 We haven't seen that movie yet but we did like Ben in Zoolander and Meet the Parents . Robert De Niro reminded me of when I met my future FIL .

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I like your SuperJeep.

 

This was ours back in September on a very rainy day

 

 

Ours is the one in front!

 

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54 minutes ago, Nitemare said:

I like your SuperJeep.

 

This was ours back in September on a very rainy day

 

 

Ours is the one in front!

 

 

Wowzers ! Super Jeep to the rescue . 

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9 hours ago, cruises42 said:

What type of camera and settings did you use for the puffins? Gorgeous!

 

I used a canon D 6 with a 70-300 lens. Not sure about the settings as I usually bracket the shots .

 

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Bakkagerdiskirkja

 

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The painting portrays Christ delivering the Sermon on the Mount in Iceland

 

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Bird stop

 

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Icelandic Horses

 

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14 hours ago, scubacruiserx2 said:

 

I used a canon D 6 with a 70-300 lens. Not sure about the settings as I usually bracket the shots .

 

Thanks. Are those pictures cropped or did you get that close to the puffins?

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11 hours ago, cruises42 said:

Thanks. Are those pictures cropped or did you get that close to the puffins?

 

We were that close except for the head shots which were cropped .

 

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