Iceland Odyssey

This is our latest montage, which we hope will give you a flavour of the many dynamic landscapes we encountered on our two-and-a-half-month odyssey around Iceland – of all the Nordic countries we visited in the second half of 2019, this was our favourite by quite a margin.

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11-31 May 2018 – Zion, Overland Expo West, fast friendships and finally, the Grand Canyon: poetry in stone

Zion National Park, Utah “Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.” Edward Whymper nailed it in Scrambles […]

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6-10 May 2018 – Woody’s Wheels – Part 2, Ship Rock, the Valley of the Gods and a bit of Bryce

Woody’s Wheel Works, Colorado Roughly 1,000-killer-miles straight from Death Valley to Denver, we worked our cockadoodle guts to get there. But then our friend Woody is like L’Oreal, he’s worth it. A guy that can only be described with any real accuracy as Jack Nicolson meets Father Christmas. But first, it was a challenging test […]

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14 February – 18 March 2018 – I wish you were here or I was there but alas, we are where we are

“I really don’t want to go,” and pouted as I tried to internalize an unnecessary degree of petulance. Dispensing our warm goodbyes to biking friends in Borrego Springs, we saddled up and I reluctantly turned the key in the ignition. After multiple postponed departures, that is. A heavy sigh betrayed a sadness in parting from […]

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