Want to see something unique? Go to Iceland! You can see homes throughout the City of Reykjavik (if you look for them) and in other parts of the country where the rooftops are covered in turf. I found it pretty unique & interesting. There’s lots of interesting & unique things to eat, drink, and see in Iceland.
One of the many murals I saw in Reykjavik, Iceland last month… not the most artistic mural I’ve seen, but definitely impressive because of its size. If you enjoy looking at murals, then Reykjavik’s a good city just for that reason, but it’s also good for many other reasons (from good local craft beer to craft coffee to well organized tours, etc.).
A rare Icelandic beer I had while I was in Reykjavik, Iceland last month. This really is a rare beer, because you can’t find it in the United States & it’s difficult to find in Iceland. I had to contact the brewery directly for a special delivery! The beer is called “Hvalur 2” and it’s brewed by the brewery, “Brugghus Stedja.” What makes this beer special is that it’s brewed with fin whale testicles, which are smoked with sheep dung. I highly recommend this rare beer for the adventurous traveler!
By all means, the Hallgrimskirkja Church/Cathedral is a landmark worth seeing if you’re visiting Reykjavik, Iceland (whether for a long visit or a short visit). It was completed in 1986 (year before my birth), but took 41 years to build and was designed by architect(s), Gudjon Samuelsson and was designed in the “Expressionist” architecture and designed in a way to resemble the basalt lava flows of some of Iceland’s landscapes. It’s a Lutheran Church…