Iceland ProCruises: Touring the Golden Circle in Reykjavík before boarding the Ocean Diamond

ABOARD OCEAN DIAMOND-Now this is the way to start a trip. After a two-hour flight from Indianapolis to Boston, I caught a five-hour flight to Reykjavík on Icelandair. The Icelandair plane was clean and comfy. I had a window seat which I prefer. The man seated next to me plugged in ear phones and immediately fell asleep. The plane left on time, flight attendants dimmed the lights and that was it. I awoke as we were landing …

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Trading Hoosier summer for Iceland snow aboard the Ocean Diamond

Hoosier summers are hot and humid. That’s the norm. So what I am doing pulling out sweatshirts, snuggly vests, warm black socks and fleece-lined shoes? I’m getting ready for a 10-day cruise around Iceland on the Ocean Diamond. Woo hoo! I have never been to Iceland but a well-travelled friend who went there last year told me it is now his new favorite place.  The ‘Land of Fire and Ice’, he said, is so beautiful it looks …

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