Our personalized, half-day Golden Circle tour included stops at Langjökull, Gullfoss, Strokkur, Þingvallavatn and Þingvellir. Although we'd visited more impressive geothermal areas and waterfalls during our two week holiday in Iceland, we really appreciated the stop at Þingvellir, site of the world's oldest parliament and where the mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level!
Out and About in Reykjavík
Despite the restrictions imposed by our oldest son's university work term calendar, we squeezed in a two-week summer holiday. We opted for Iceland, even though we knew going in we most likely wouldn't see northern lights, that ice caves would be off limits and that we would probably be sleeping through golden hour each night …