Author Archives: Mr. Haertling
A local “hot spot”, Geysir
The Gullfoss waterfall
The Gullfoss waterfall is inspiring! Video does not do it justice.
….and Billy the Bird has his first “encounter” with Iceland. 🙂
The Eurasian Plate
Check out the Link section for further explanation of the tectonic plate movement and its impact on Iceland.
Geothermal Park Hverasvæðið
The Geothermal Park near Hverasvæðið is a reminder of Iceland’s volcanic activity.
Check out the Link section for further explanation into the geothermal activity on Iceland, and the country’s effective use of the natural resource.
Billy The Bird’s breathtaking views!
Here is a video of the amazing views Billy The Bird took while traveling along the coast on our way to Selfoss.
A “Tale” about a Southern Illinois training ride……
We left Cape Girardeau Missouri in the evening, worked our way north on the Mississippi River levee road, to an overlook called Pine Hills State Park… Beautiful evening, beautiful camping spot (although we climbed a mountain to get there!!). We were able to test all our gear, including our water purifiers!
How do you get everything you need to live for 3 weeks on a bike?
Now the bike is packed, how do I get it to Iceland?????????