Posted by: gillarbuthnott | July 29, 2019

My Icelandic Saga

All been quiet here as I’ve been away on holiday in Iceland, a country I’ve wanted to visit for some time. It did not disappoint – what a place!

Reyjavik is a delightful town with some fascinating architecture, from Hallgrimskirkja to the corrugated iron buildings, which sound horrible, but are very beautiful, and come in a wide range of colours…

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  1. Great photos, Gill, and another voice suggesting that we really ought to get our act together and visit Iceland. One of these days …

  2. Definitely worth a visit.. Start saving now!

  3. Wow!

  4. I second that ‘Wow!’ from Joan Lennon!

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