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Snorkeling the Silfra  
   

Snorkeling the Silfra

Katie getting ready to snorkel right where the continental plates meet and drift apart. While her dry suit kept her nice and warm, her exposed face felt like it would freeze and break off.
"Nothing Burns Like the Cold"

November 24th 2016
This is a Thanksgiving we will never forget. In the morning Katie returned to the Golden Circle to snorkel Silfra, a 200ft deep rift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates and the rest of us went cruising the bay for whales. Afterwards, we headed to the infamous Blue Lagoon to celebrate Thanksgiving. National Geographic ranks the Blue Lagoon as one of the top 25 wonders of the wor ... read more
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