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Iceland Baedeker Guide

Travel Guide

336 pages, col photos, maps

Mairs Geographischer Verlag, Kurt Mair

Paperback | May 2009 | #184902 | ISBN-13: 9783829766166
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About this book

This full-colour, illustrated guide features 3D laminated cut-outs to show the key sights in perspective and a large, fully-indexed, pull-out map.


Contents

BACKGROUND: Shaped by Elemental Forces; Facts; Nature; 3D: Geysers; People; Economy; Politics; The People with the Transparent Genes; History; Early Days; Documented History; The AlA ing, Parliament of All?; The End of the Free State; The Path to Independence; Arts and Culture; Icelands Cultural Heritage; Famous People. PRACTICALITIES: Accomodation; Arrival; Before the journey; Electricity; Emergencies; Etiquette and Customs; Festivals; Holidays; Events; Food and Drink; Food, Fun and Brass Bands; Health; Highlands; Information; Language; Literature; Media; Midnight Sun; Money; Island of Poets#and Writers; National Parks; Personal Safety; Post; Telecommunications; Prices; Shopping; Souvenirs; Sport and Outdoors; Time/Time and Date; Tour Operators; Transport; Travellers with Disabilities; Wellbeing; Spa City Reykjavik; When to go. TOURS: Overview; Out and about in Iceland; Choosing the right transport; Tour 1: A good all-rounder; Tour 2: Into the Wild West; Tour 3: Glaciers and Geysers; Tour 4: Iceland for Specialists. SIGHTS FROM A to Z: Akranes; Akureyri; Luminous Paintings in the Sky; Askja; Kverkfjoll; Bakkagerdi; Borgarfjordur; Blonduos; Borgarnes; Djupivogur; Eastern Fjords; Egilsstadir; Golden Circle; Hafnarfjordur; Hekla; Hofn; Husavik; Hvammstangi; Jokulsargljufur National Park; Kaldidalur; Kirkjubajarklaustur; Kjolur; Kjalvegur; Landmannalaugar; Melrakkasletta; Muvatn; Energy for Free; Reykjanes; Reykjavik; 3D: Hot Water Tank Perlan; Saudarkrokur; Seydisfjordur; Siglufjordur; Snafellsnes; Snafellsjokull; Sprengisandur; Vatnajokull; Skaftafell; Vestmannaeyjar; No Happy Ending for the Film Star; Vik i Murdal; Vopnafjordur; Western Fjords; A ingvellir; A jorsardalur; 3D: FarmsteadA jodveldisbar; A orshofn; Langanes; A orsmork. Index; List of Maps and Illustrations; Photo Credits; Publishers Information.

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