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 Go to Reyjkavik Zoo and Family Park – it has fun rides and games.  My favorite part was jumping on the inflatable pillow. Go glacier hiking.  You use a pick ax and crampons so you don’t slip on the  ice. Take a walk between two tectonic plates (North American & Eurasian) at Thinglevirr national park.  The Rift Valley between the two tectonic plates sinks down about two centimeters a year. Take a tractor out to the cape at Inglsolour to see puffins!  In ten years they are going…

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It wasn’t the day my turning ten year olds were asking for.  Actually, it was precisely what they weren’t asking for.  What they wanted was what every double digit turning ten year old wants….a day or an overnight with their friends.  Loud squeals, laughter, silliness, maybe a present or two, and …cake!  This day was everything but! This unconventional birthday of theirs takes place in Iceland of all unsuspected places.  They woke up to little fanfare, just a letter from mom telling them how special they are and…