Which tour did you take and why did you choose it?
The tour I took was the 4 hour glacier hike. I chose it was because I saw there was a chance to see the ice caves and I had to do it. There is nothing quite like it.
What is one thing you will always remember about your tour?
There are two things that will always stick with me during my travels in Iceland. Walking on top of the glacier/inside an ice tunnel with Icelandic Mountain Guides and watching the Northern Lights on the second to last night of my trip.
When I saw photos of people inside an ice cave, it amazed me. The blue colors, the formation of the ice and being able to see it up close; all gorgeous. The very next day, I was able to step foot in an ice cave and be amazed by its beauty. Listening to the sounds of the water dripping all around, the cold touch of the ice, the blue hues reflecting off the sunlight; nothing compares to it.
Every night I would look up the forecast to see the Northern Lights activity. Back in New Jersey, I don’t have the opportunity to see them. There is too much light pollution and NJ.
There were at least two days of activity that I wasn't able to see earlier in my trip due to where I was at the time in Iceland. So when I saw that my last two nights in Iceland would be a "level 5" activity rating, I knew I had to stay up at all costs. It did not disappoint. The funny thing is, I was about to leave because even with the forecast saying clear skies, there were a lot of clouds and rain coming in my location. I told myself that I would stay another 20 minutes and that is when the action started to happen. There were hues of purple and green during its display. Would come and go and dance in the sky. I even got to see a rainbow at night, which I never heard of, because of the full moon and rain combination.