Tales from the Backpack Blog

Return to Reykjavik

Travel days are always a crapshoot.  In addition to the usual hours of tedium punctuated by moments of utter boredom, flying in and out of the Faroe Islands and Iceland also brings the fan...

Fog, Cliffs and Tunnels

I drove into Vestmanna this morning for a boat tour out to the bird cliffs.  I’m not especially interested in birding, so it was more about being out on the water and enjoying some...

Concert in the Caves

This morning I made the drive into Tórshavn.  The streets of the capital are narrow, confusing and poorly signed, so when I eventually found my way to the old west harbour, I was happy...