Amazing sceneries and the craziest night of all

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Early morning at our campsite

We survived the second wet and windy night. People in the car hadn't slept as well as we did under the tarp or in the tents. By daylight the farm and area looked different than in the storm the previous night. Sun was shining true the clouds sending beams of light to the land. Waterfall behind us. Ocean in front of us. By the time every one had breakfast, teeth brushed at a hose in the field, and backs packed in the car, the owner had left his property. We left him a thank-you-very-much-note.

We shouldn't be far away from Jokülsárlon, the floating icebergs that drop from the glacier into a lake that brings them to the ocean. Mark was pretty sure we past it the night before. But that was not possible. Signs for tourist places are clearly visible all around Iceland.

Good morning Mike
But to be sure, we double checked by using Matt's Google Maps. It was less than 10km... And when we saw it, it was just so amazing, breath taking, yelling out loud at the same time. We ran over the hill to see something really beautiful and unique.
We spend more than an our around the lake. Taking pictures, jumping on icebergs, watching seals...

We had a late lunch in Djúpivogur, where there was hardly any wind, which is a surprise, because it's been windy 24/7. Some people had lunch at a restaurant, some of cooked lunch at the gasstoves. We decided to drive another two hours, until 6pm, so we could build camp in day light for once. Just after Djúpivogur there was a off-road in the direction of Egilsstadir.

40km of off roading was fun (not for the people in the back of the ASS KILLA). It was extremely misty, because we drove through the clouds. Sometimes there was sight for only 30 meters. It was a great road to drive. Sometimes 17% incline, which is f*cking steep! But all the cars did well.

After trying to find a shed for the night and not succeeding in it, we found a tiny forrest. There was a fence and a gate around it, so officially we weren't allowed to enter the property. But who was gonna check at this time of the day??? No one! So we drove the cars out of sight of the road. Build our shelter and tents and the drinking party was ready for take off. Our favorite game was "Fuck the Dealer" and yes the dealer got fucked. It was a crazy night! Loud music. Vodka, JD, beer and a little bit of coke and sprite... Chicken fights with David and me, Matthew and Amber, Dave and Wilmke (David and I won!!! Go David! I was on his shoulders...). Ashish and Erik wrestled, Matt hugged a tree and broke it... Trash was every where... Around midnight it started raining and we called it a day. 11 people slept under the tarp. It was tight, it was funny, it was wet (it rained)...

koticphreak says:
haha, it wasn't mark that was pretty sure we passed it, I think I was on the walky relaying someone else's message!!!
Posted on: Oct 18, 2010
ashishrb says:
More like "humped a tree" (and broke it...lol).. instant hit of the night! also Erik and me smacked RJ's head into the car somehow into the car.. I think he was just drunk and did it himself :)
Also Ian's classic that night.. it's lower than 7 .. but wait that's a 9?? what?! was it upside down?!
Posted on: Oct 14, 2010
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Early morning at our campsite
Early morning at our campsite
Good morning Mike
Good morning Mike
Joküllsárlon: floating icebergs
Joküllsárlon: floating icebergs
Our cars
Our cars
Matt sleep driving
Matt sleep driving
On the highway
On the highway
Djúpivor
Djúpivor
Lunch time
Lunch time
Party at our private campsite
Party at our private campsite
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