"My first visit to Iceland & Reykjavik" Reykjavík by gordonilla
Reykjavík Travel Guide: 926 reviews and 3,095 photos
I have started my Reykjavik pages from the lobby of the Radisson SAS Hotel Saga located close to Reykjavik airport and the old town. I have a pleasant room which is on the 6th floor and it has some goood views. The photograph is a snowy view from the window of room 661.
The hotel is a very short walk from the sea front, which when it is clear you can see the distant shoreline and the mountains.
I find that i have a great liking for Iceland and Icelanders. They may be a small Island nation, but they are proud and incredibly interesting with a long history of dealing with adversity, but winning through in the end.
The one thing I did note, that unlike many of the other Nordic countries I have visited, the flying of their flag was not always done. Not every house had a flagpole; even Government House did not seem to fly the flag when I was passing it.
What would Ingólfr Arnarson (modern Icelandic Ingólfur Arnarson) think of what has become of his original farmstead? I am sure he would be proud and happy.
- Pros:Excellent People, Food and Swimming Halls
- Cons:None that I experienced
- In a nutshell:Relaxation and Fun
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