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Hey, It’s My Name! In a Magazine!

I spent all morning processing photos to go with a post about Iceland’s famous Golden Circle route, but then I got lazy and decided to go with this lazy post instead. The Golden Circle post will have to wait until next week.

So I got quoted in an issue of the North American edition of the National Geographic Traveler magazine (I always feel dirty typing traveller with only one “l” because my mummy raised me to use British English). I posted a comment on an article about how Canadians loved their Nanaimo bar in the online version of the magazine a while ago (and was later informed that it might appear in a future print issue). I have never met anyone in Canada who is passionate about Nanaimo bar. Not a single one. But everyone I know seems to love butter tarts. Hence my comment.
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Iceland · Travel

My Bakkagerði Dream Home

This is my dream home by the Norwegian sea in Bakkagerði.

Bakkagerði is a hamlet in Borgarfjörður Eystri, in the East Fjords region of Iceland. In the summer time, it’s a hiker’s dream. There are a lot of trails to hike, though they were all still closed for the season when we were there in May.

Winters are likely harsh around here, but I think I’d be fine spending those months just staring out the window, watching the waves roll by from the warmth and comfort of the house.
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Iceland · Travel

Horses of Iceland

Like any self-respecting visitors of Iceland, I took a boatload of pictures of the adorable Icelandic horses while I was there. I read so much before our visit about how friendly these horses were and how they would come to you and practically ask for a pet, so I wasn’t prepared for the harsh reality:

The number of horses I saw: Too many to count.
The number of horses who didn’t mind being pet by me: One.
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Life · Site News

The Obligatory Fourteenth Blogiversary Post

Weblog Wannabe turned 14 years old today! Happy birthday, dear old blog! My god you’re old!

There have been times when I felt like pulling the plug on the blog but I just couldn’t do it. This is where I met my husband! I know this is only a virtual place and nobody cares about this blog other than me and perhaps my husband, but it’s staying for the time being, albeit in a somewhat comatose state. I did post seventeen updates to the blog last year, mostly before our trip to Iceland. My goal this year is to post more, even if it’s only one more update than I did last year. I think it’s doable. :-)
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