• Travelling

    12 Days Iceland Road Trip

    12-days road trip round Iceland in a motorhome is convenient. However, do take note of the hidden cost which is the propane gas canister used for cooking and heating water and the car. Also, though campsites might claim to be open all year round, some facilities might not be open such as water for motorhome and showering facilities. By open, they usually mean that there will be an employee heading down at a designated time to collect the cost of accommodation from you. Many campsites are closed during the winter because the weather cannot accommodate a motorhome eg water pipe might burst if not turned off. Weather conditions especially wind…

  • Travelling

    Unpredictable Weather in Iceland

    We were supposed to travel East to Egilsstadir (Capital of East) to camp for the night before travelling to North to their next biggest city, Akureyri. However, we met a kind gentleman (our angel as he was there waiting for us) who advised us to either stop driving, or turn back, as there was a storm building up along the route we were taking. At that time, the wind was blowing at about 30m/s, twice the recommended safe speed of about 15m/s. Hence, we decided to take a U-take and camp at Hofn I Hornafirdi instead. In hindsight, heading back was a great decision as we ran out of propane…