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Spring Break in Iceland: Day 1

March 2016  Reykjavik, Iceland 19, 259 steps Hello from Iceland! We are safely in Reykjavik, after a long day and a half of traveling.  This trip was pieced together (very expertly) by Rick, maximizing the airline miles we had available. For our trip over here, we flew United from LAX to Newark, then Newark to London. The first flight to EWR was easy--lots of movies to watch on the in-flight entertainment systems. We had a fairly tight connection (45 minutes) and were delayed getting to Newark, but managed to get on our flight to Heathrow in plenty of time.  After veggie curry and a few more movies, I slept for a few hours en route to London (Rick is not so good at sleeping on planes). We were really excited to be on United, because the United Club at Heathrow is the best one in the world--great food and drinks, beautiful design. We landed early, which was lucky for us, because we didn't have a whole lot of time before our connection to Reykjavik. But, we clearly ha