Everything is By Chance -by Beverly Ann

One morning Beverly Ann walked through the door of Alfheimar Guesthouse in Borgarfjarðar eystri. She’s a travel storyteller from Canada. You find her at www.embracetheglobe.com She came looking for an elf-story, this is what she wrote;    Everything is By Chance The plan was to fly on Air Iceland to Egilsstaðir, a small town located in East…

About Dams, Lambs, Rams and … Summer?

I have decided to stay in Borgarfjordur Eystri for a while. Or actually, in Iceland a little longer than originally planned. Here my neighbours include elves, sheep, puffins, and hidden people.   But I still get out and ride my bike when I feel so inclined. Like a little trip to Lake Myvatn, apparently that means…

Mini Adventures, Magic, and one Mabsoot

Sometimes you arrive in a place that you sorta kindda like a lot. And you don’t want to hurry through. I had pitched my tent on the other side of the mountain the night before in the hope to catch some Northern Lights after cycling the glorious road down from Egilsstaðir.  It was weak, but still…

Reindeer, Rocks and Royalty

The past few weeks have been an amazing collection of awesome scenery, Lots of rocks, large… and small. Wonderful encounters, and mad weather. I know that it can be windy in Iceland. It’s the biggest issue. I don’t mind cold, I don’t mind snow and I don’t mind the occasional windy day. But when it’s blowing a gale…

Thor, Testicles and Thingvellir

It’s a surprise when you end up on a party with pirates in a country where you would expect Vikings. But this is just what happened. I had met Vala earlier that day in Reykjavik. We had a coffee and she showed me some of the sights around town, like a huge indoor market where…

The Way It Is

What I like about Australia…? … And I have great news… A brand new visa and a brand new Multicycle bicycle. Hurray! To get those I took a little trip back to Europe where I got the chance to meet my two brand new nephews.  Tieme just suffered a bout of chickenpox when I met…

the Good, the Bad and the rest.

You might be surprised this message is coming from Holland… I am too. I should be in Turkmenistan. We’ve stayed a good few days in Karaj and met up with Teus-Jan and Meindert, another Dutch biker on his way east. I’ve actually met Meindert weeks ago in Diyarbakir in Turkey! The four of us went…