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Thingvellir National Park  
   

Thingvellir National Park

This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is where the first ever parliament met in 930 AD. Thingvellir is surrounded by a beautiful mountain and volcano range and is the site of a rift valley, where the tectonic plates meet.
"Jet Lag is for Amateurs"

November 23rd 2016
3 Countries in 24 hours. What a day! After a full day of road tripping into Canada, then flying overnight to Reykjavik, Iceland, we spent only 15 minutes at our apartment before jetting off to do some sightseeing. Today we went on the Golden Circle tour. We walked between continental plates, explored a number of geysers, hot springs, and waterfalls, and even went snowmobiling on a glacier!!! ... read more
Europe » Iceland » Southwest » Reykjavík

Icelandic Flag Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world's oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Independent for over 300 years, Iceland ... ... read more
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