so this is one of my post in 2015...
and Iceland was one of my top to go countries...
and fast forward 4 years later, I'm omw there!!
just very thankful I got to fulfill this dream of mine in 4 years which I obviously didnt expect myself to do so cause yknow Iceland (and actually even Europe) isnt very easily accessible financially to me I guess
so I'm really thankful to have this opportunity!!
so here we go!!!!!
it was technically almost a 24h long travelling shit omg I died
Singapore - Doha
Doha - Norway
Norway - Iceland
took Qantas cause it's at quite an affordable fare price!!!!
wanted to take Emirates like last year BUT THE FARE TO ICELAND IS SO CRAZY EXPENSIVEZ
Qantas is almost like $500 cheaper 😭
(although I really liked Emirates AND THEIR FOOD alot but ok $500 can buy me alot of good food hahahaha)
@ Doha airport
which has similar feels as Dubai one tho
dont tell me cause they both middle east country ok
@ Norway airport -2°c
really excited to see snow CAUSE ME NO SEE SNOW BEFORE OMG
ok didnt get to touch one cause was inside airport but still!!!!
love how Europe's toilet is so different lol
like they have a sink inside every cubicle like whut
AND also those usual sinks we have
like... uh huh orite
a short 3h transit at Norway but I love the airport already!!!
everyone seems so nice and chill, airport was so.. quiet and tranquil, I feel like i can be there forever
jk I need to go to iceland
and hello to the land of fire and ICE
quickly scrambled to get my winter jacket cause me no been to very cold countries before so idk how itll be like hahahaha
but ok leh not TOOOOOO cold like what I imagine 0° to be like haha loser me
so I was lugging my luggage was trying to find our way to our apartment
and randomly stopped in front of it (despite Google saying it's another 5mins away) to wait for the others
and then my boss was like
eh? isnt this our apartment??
oh ya it is lol ok 不好笑
kope from their site haha
booked this through booking.com and it's called the "legacy apartment" and l love the place!!! xiao cozy heh
and it's just right across like their main bus terminal called BSI so great
and their bedroom is so warm and comfy too
and their balcony which is too cold for access in winter lol
erm hello mini toilet
look at the number of pots and pans this apartment have!!!
@ hallgrimskirkja church
we then went to explore the rest of the town!
this was about 10mins walk away except that we need to walk half of it uphill LOL
a really unique and spectacular one 😍
we then walked to get the famous Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur hotdog
just a disclaimer, I'm not a bread person lol I hate eating bread but I'm really excited for this cause so many good reviews!!
about a 10mins wait (in the cold, I have to add lol)
and here it is!
just a breakdown of what's inside from my ig
ITS SO DELICIOUS I DIED
so wanted to get another one but we're going home for dinner already so nop
and one is about $7 I think fml
very unique museum there..
we then went grocery shopping cause we intend to cook breakfast and dinner on our own to save some money and still amazed at the price even though I already researched about the prices hahaha
cant decide what meat this is LOL
lugging back 8kg of water with natasha back to our apartment fml it was SO heavy plz
@ the amount of food I brought here HAHAH
ok cooked mala for everyone but it ended up being too spicy fml sowwie guys
northern lights hunting!
watching the northern lights has.... been one of my BIGGEST dreams
I've always been someone who like like nature stuffs yknow
so I've always wanted to see it.. like always...
so I'm so thankful that at least the tour is on for me to go SEARCH for it and like experience finding it?
at 8pm when we were about to head out for the tour, there was only a 21% chance of seeing it and tbh I was pretty disappointed.. :(
but when I checked while waiting for our tour at 930pm, it was at 30%
YAZ 10% more comeon
I assume that the yellow part has a higher chance than the green one hahahaha
and at 10pm!!!
it was a good 38%!!!
and at 11pm....
and I looked out and saw...
hey isnt that something????
quickly got out of the bus and..
the whole sky lighted up
(bad photography cause taken with a phone ya)
and this went on for another 10mins?
while most of the other tours left for other places while we were the only ones who were still waiting there
and then I went on the bus getting ready to leave + it was FKING COLD I SWEAR
and I heard someone shouted
(not sure why she's a she lol)
AND I WAS THE FIRST TO RAN OUT OF THE COACH LOL
and saw this...... 😭
thank u for a dream come true
so thankful cause amongst the day that I was there, this was the only day that the tour was even on??? and its just my first day there :')
morning breakfast situation
good job me
brought my own milo cause I almost died without it last year
got out of the house at 7am for our tour
and realised it snowed the previous night!!
sigh this beautiful sight
had a stopover for our breakfast and whoohoo $25 for a plate of fish and chips ✔
settled for a $5 hot chocolate lol
the small size is $5
the big size is $5
xiao hot so I went out for a natural refrigerator lololol
first waterfall stop @ skógafoss
reason why u need eyelash extensions
theres actually a stairs on the right made up of 427 steps for u to climb up to the top of the waterfall
AND I MADE IT
wow can't believe I made it but I did!!
the bus on the bottom right with the orange logo is my tour bus!!
champion shot hehe
we were supposed to make our way to the lagoon (highlight of today's tour) but there was an accident along the road and the police called for a 2h road block
and they told us that there might be a chance that they would have to cancel the rest of the tour and refund us
AND I WAS SO SAD CAUSE I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO THE GLACIER LAGOON SO MUCH
so they brought us to our next stop @ Seljalandsfoss
AND DO U SEE WHAT I SEE?
omg I was so happy
ok then it became a crazy snowstorm I thought I was gonna die
I think.. I wished for too much snow LOL
we then went BEHIND the waterfall omg kool
actually got drenched af hahaha
I actually specially bought and brought a raincoat cause of this place but guess which genius forgot to bring it he he he he
ha ha ha ha
sorry I can only laugh at myself
sigh but you've been so fun and pretty
and great news cause they cleared the road block earlier and we can go!
hahahahaha drying the drenched us with our heat packs
did I get teleported to another planet or what
sharing among 5 of us HAHAH
cause expensive like shit but also big portion
this + a burger cause maybe $100?
ok I forgot what's the name of this place lulz
but cool black sand shit
and me with all of it
so cool in real life I swear
and so after walking the whole beach, we had some extra time so we wanted to head up abit to play with the snow..
which I then realised that I LOST MY PHONE
I know I was still holding on to it while walking to the snow place cause I was recording them throw snow at me LOL
panicked abit and went back to the beach to look
BUT SO MANY BLACK BLACK THING (my phone is black) AND THE PLACE IS SO BIG
how to find.....
and we called and called but nop no sound lol
so it was time to head back to the bus and when we did
WE REALISED SOMEONE ON THE BUS FOUND MY PHONE?????
like what the heck
what are the chances even
the beach is FILLED with people leh
but ok thank u guan yin ma bobi
moved a lil further via coach to the glacier lagoon...
and it was like WOW
like wtf wow
photos dont do justice to the place i swear
and it was sooooo slippery cause melted ice
AND I KEEP SLIPPING and being laughed at ugh
didnt wanted to join them cause I scared but I made it
and fell into one of the whole omw back
CAUSE THE TWO GUYS WANTED TO HOLD ME IN TWO DIRECTION
after such a long and scary journey there of coz I need a photo on my own lol
had a quick dinner at one of their village called vik and we went back home haha
a good 14h tour and it was sooooo good I swear I love every part of it
my fav was
the fries hahahahahaha
a very simple day 3 breakfast cause we gonna have a stop for breakfast anyway haha
their famous icelandic yogurt
not too bad but nothing fantastic haha
couldn't go for the famous one so I settled for some random one
not too bad tho
omg I craving for hotdog buns now
SINGAPORE WHERE HAVE
VS AFTER HAHAHAHAHA I died
this was @ north of the snæfellsnes peninsula
spectacular scenery but
IT WAS RAINING AND CRAZY WINDY I DIED
u see what I mean
but really pretty and scenic tho
I dont think anyone can take good photos here hahahhaha
lolol my tissue papers are all SOAKED
had pizza and fries for lunch
and also 2 bowls of the iconic Icelandic soup which costs $25 per bowl 🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂
so after me and chu finish one bowl each, we secretly went to refill another bowl each HAHAHAH not sure if we can but seems like nobody cares
and then chu went to refill another one hahahahaha #不怕死
so it became $10 per bowl 🙂
so we went to the black sand beach
AND IT WAS SUCH A BEAUTY OMG
sorry for the lack of vocab my English sucks but
wow my friends
look at the waves manz
omg look at how big the place is
hahahahah them hiding in the hole cause the wind was super scary ftl
ok and the last stop was the famous thing which I forgot the name
we didnt bother getting down of the coach cause it was RAINING HEAVILY and SUPER WINDY
suan le la
also wanted to prepare hotpot for dinner
ended up frying everything cause of all the burdens omg
Saturday, 6 Apr 2019
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