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Snæfellsnes Peninsula – Part 1 of 3

“You want me pump you?”

Harry Hyundai needed some go-go juice for our rather adventurous day trip, and I was quite proud of myself that I navigated the entire affair myself, without resorting to using English even once.

As I settled back into the car, a rather large fellow with a safety vest slowly came over to the car and stood at my window, staring at me.  I thought – oh, no, I must have done something wrong!

I put down the window and he said something very slowly in Icelandic.  I asked him if he spoke English, not sure what he was going to say if he did?

To this he replied, equally slowly, “you want me pump you” – with an inflection that made it sound like more of an order than a request.

Having now cottoned on to what was happening, I thanked him but said I had already taken care of it – and we were on our way!

Destination:  Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Tunnels are not exactly a welcome sight for me, since I have very poor low-light vision – and what I didn’t know was that this tunnel goes on for ages and ages and ages………….

…and, thankful to see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel, we continued…

…and so we arrived at our first way-point – and the next in our Walter Mitty quest…  Stykkishólmur, where the helicopter scene was filmed!

Analysis | The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

The smaller two-storey building near the centre of frame was the building used for the bar in Walter Mitty… (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkpDb3-AruE)

This photo (below) is taken from where the helicopter was sitting…

…and in the image above, the cream building with the detailing down the corner edges of the building was painted a dark colour in the film…

Trailer for Ben Stiller's THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY — GeekTyrant

The entire place is stunningly beautiful!

The Walter Mitty bar on the left…

Photo of Harry…

Freshly caught, freshly cooked!

…continuing on… http://luxuriousnomad.com/snaefellsnes-peninsula-part-2-of-3/

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