Monthly Archives: July 2011

Day 5, Friday 29th July: moving to back Mávahlíð!

Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2eq): 361 kilos Sigurðar saga fóts: 62/252 (STILL…) So more or less by chance, when I came here in 2009, hoping to lodge with people who would speak to me in Icelandic, I was directed to a … Continue reading

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Day 3, day 4, 27th-28th July.

Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2eq): 361 kilos Sigurðar saga fóts: 62/252 (STILL…) Arrrgh, I am very busy! Partly with hanging out with cool people. Yay! Day 3 saw me getting back into the Árnastofnun coffee routine rather than just hiding in … Continue reading

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Day 2, Tuesday 26th July

Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2eq): 361 kilos Sigurðar saga fóts: 62/252 (still…) Though of course the hot water still smells of egg. The promise of my sunny arrival dissipated into clouds slouching over the mountains, a cold wind, and rain spattering … Continue reading

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Day 1, Monday 25th July: Leeds to Reykjavík

Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2eq): 361 kilos Sigurðar saga fóts: 62/252 Trains and busses, as a rule, furnish much better material for anecdotes than planes. You find yourself changing in different cities. You see more scenery. For some reason you’re more … Continue reading

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Carbon cost, Leeds-Keflavík

Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2eq): 361 kilos Sigurðar saga fóts: 35/252 For the train ride from Leeds to Edinburgh, I’ve emailed Cross Country for emissions data, so I might update the figures for this if they share better information. But the … Continue reading

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Alaric’s travelblogue 2011!

Carbon emissions: 0 so far! Sigurðar saga fóts: 35/252 The travelblogue is back! My 2009 travelblogue debut saw no follow-up while I lived in Iceland during the second half of 2010, I guess because a living-abroad-blog just doesn’t sound as … Continue reading

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