We hiked down from the Krafla crater's Hverfel tephra ring down to Myvatn town. We finished the day with hours of soaking in the Myvatn nature baths - a series of hot spring fed pools with natural (i.e. mud, not tiled cement) bottoms.
We are Canadians living in Doha, Qatar. N.. was born in Sri Lanka, E.. was born in Poland and W.. was born in Canada.
This summer we were over the map starting in different places. Then we joined together in Zambia, and after a short trip to Chobe NP in the Okowongo delta, we proceeded east via Malawi to Northern Mozambique.
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The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa...more info