Reykjavik, Iceland 2018
We toured around Reykjavik on a Hop On Hop Off bus. That’s always fun.
We got off at Harpa, their convention center and conference hall. Notice the flags in the photo. Those are Gay Pride flags. Saturday is the annual Gay Pride Parade. They expect 100,000 from around the world.
Then we just walked around. Allyn did a little posing at The Sun Voyager Sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason. It seems that the artist intended it to convey the promise of undiscovered territory, a dream of hope, progress and freedom.
Höfdi House – We stayed at a very nice boutique hotel, Tower Suites, that occupies just the top floor of a 20 story office building. From our window we overlooked a cute little house. It turns out that Höfdi House was where the 1986 world famous meeting took place between presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, that effectively marked the end of the Cold War. That is legit historical significance.
Also today I learned how to make the ö.
There goes our ship, off to another voyage.