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Iceland Trip - Day 33 - At sea


N 51.94444°, E 01.31172°

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=loc:51.94444%2C01.31172

Well, we’re done. Just heading into Harwich now with the MV Sirena Seaways proudly displaying the Danish flag. We learned quite recently that this service will be pulled in a month or so’s time which means - on the face of it - that there will be no direct GB to Scandinavia service; a crying shame.

If you are interested in natural history / earth sciences / overlanding, then Iceland is absolutely, 100%, a ‘must do’.

The truck performed admirably with only a few minor issues, some of which were absolutely my fault. A quick appraisal of the issues can be found on the Trip Truck website’s Latest News blog.

The following video and image links may be of interest:

How to Ford

How Not to Ford

How Not to Ford Recovery

Descent of the 1:4 Whoop-de-do Half-shaft Snapper

The Truck's Webasto Heater Drowning

Beached Belly-pan Recovery

Typical ‘F’ Road

Krossá - Deep Ford

Slideshow of Icelandic Overlanding Vehicles

We have some domestic and ‘just-over-the-water’ trips planned in the coming months but until the next ‘proper’ trip it’s time for me to stop banging on - thanks for following...

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