Monthly Archives: June 2016

Iceland: It’s the landscape

In brewing Olympia Beer, “It’s the water.” Touring Iceland, you’ll also learn that “It’s the water,” from snaking fjords, to boiling springs and spouting geysers. It’s also much more. In what other country can you see the sights above along … Continue reading

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More adventures in Iceland: eating putrified shark

I can’t write about Iceland without talking about the food. Fresh Arctic char, perfectly prepared lamb, creamy yogurt, roasted root vegetables, tasty ice cream, every kind of homemade bread, fish soups, smoked fish and meat, were on the menu every … Continue reading

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Adventures in Iceland: Part I

I’m not a travel writer, but I had to write about my recent 10-day vacation, a tour of Iceland. Iceland is unlike most tourist spots.  Weather is unpredictable, cities are few and far between, and the things to do there … Continue reading

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Energize the brain

At least once a week, something triggers a memory from my past. Yesterday, a friend’s photos of her trip to Norway immediately transported me back to Malmo, Sweden, where my husband and I spent a month 40+ years ago.   I … Continue reading

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