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Old 06-16-2010, 05:34 PM   #31
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Time to Ride!

The next day dawned beautiful and sunny and we were off and riding towards Latrabjarg.







There were beautiful sights everywhere...



It seemed that at every corner there was more beauty.
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:36 PM   #32
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Beauty and the Beast

Where there's beauty, sometimes you can find a beast. Although we found this,



and then rode roads like this...


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Old 06-16-2010, 05:37 PM   #33
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Enter the Beast

But with all this beauty, sometimes you find the beast.

As with this ship some time ago...



Or such as we found when we rounded a corner on a sheer cliff overlooking the ocean...



I could smell the leaking gasoline.
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:44 PM   #34
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Always an adventure wherever you 2 guys go. Stunningly beautiful country and sounds like very friendly people. Looking forward to more. Looks like you're right in the center of the island tonight according to SPOT tracker. I would have liked to have seen you in your "Racer Crouch". Too bad Kim didn't get a shot of you. LOL!
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:56 PM   #35
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Breathtaking photos!! I really love following your reports!

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Old 06-16-2010, 08:02 PM   #36
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Iceland should be paying you guys for this trip report out of their national tourism budget.
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Old 06-17-2010, 01:49 AM   #37
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Iceland should be paying you guys for this trip report out of their national tourism budget.
Golly, you are so correct on that one!

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Old 06-17-2010, 01:50 AM   #38
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Hey 2TTW,

Great report .. great photo's... Looking good!!

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Old 06-17-2010, 02:27 AM   #39
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Iceland's on the 'list'. Thanks for fueling the fire with the great pics, video and story telling.





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Old 06-17-2010, 03:03 AM   #40
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Thanks Everyone!

Thanks everyone. Iceland is an awesome place to ride dualsport. You really do need to come here!

Mike and Kim
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Old 06-17-2010, 03:04 AM   #41
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It's OK

We quickly pulled off to see if everyone was OK and found that the car was abandoned.



As you can see, there was no blood inside so it looked like whoever was driving was OK. But the scene was still very fresh. If you look at this pic...



you can still see the two "skid marks" the car made before it flipped (look just beyond the nose of the car, you'll see them). Thank goodness that the car rolled to the right and not to the left. It was about 30 feet down to the ocean where the car stopped.



Anyway, we were glad that whoever was in the car made it out OK and we were back on our way.
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A Princess Meets A King?

We got back on some pavement for a while and rounded a bend opening to a vast valley. Lo, this came into view...





The sign telling its story was only in Icelandic, so I can't tell you about it for now. I'll try some translating later.

Here's what he/she looked like up close.



Finally, here's the valley that he/she kept watch over...


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Old 06-17-2010, 03:06 AM   #43
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A Message From Our Rescuers

We received an email from our rescuers this morning. We can now correctly tell you both their names. Gaui and Kja. So Gaui and Kja, once again, we thank you for all your kindness and caring.

Your new friends,

Mike and Kim
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Old 06-17-2010, 03:07 AM   #44
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No Connectivity for a Day or Two?

We may not have connectivity tomorrow, so I'll leave off today with some video of things to come. This isn't the best, but it is beautiful. We hope you enjoy! Till later.



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Old 06-17-2010, 06:32 AM   #45
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Thanks everyone. Iceland is an awesome place to ride dualsport. You really do need to come here!

Mike and Kim
OK.

How about next week? Me and two mates are starting the icelandic adventure tuesday if evrything goes to plan..

Would be fun to meet
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