Lofoten Islands, Norway - Dave Banks


Iceland Adventure - Part 1

18th November 2004

On the 18th November 2004, I visited Iceland for a long weekend. It has been a place I have wanted to visit for years, and when the opportunity arose, I grabbed it with both hands.

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Norway Coastal Cruise

16th October 2008

Don't agree to things when you have been drinking. Not being a good traveller on a boat, deciding to go on a 5 day cruise down the coast of Norway during the Autumn may not seem like the wisest of decisions, but after a few pints, it seemed a good idea at the time.

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Iceland Adventure - Part 2

6th April 2011

It was a long time in coming, but I eventually made a return trip. It was to celebrate my mothers 70th birthday. After seeing the photos I took during my first visit, she wanted to visit Iceland, so this was an ideal reason to go. I wanted to visit the glacial lagoon at Jokulsarlon, so we had to wait until April for that particular coach tour. We settled on the 6th April 2011.

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Iceland Adventure - Part 3

15th March 2012

Sitting at work thinking of the Iceland break earlier in the year and how it was such a distant memory now, I had a quick look on the Icelandair website to see what they had to offer. With only a few days to go, they had a special offer to celebrate the return of direct flights from Iceland back to Glasgow.

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Iceland Adventure - Part 4

16th March 2017

As a Christmas present between the 2 of us, we decided to head to Iceland for a long weekend and for me to hopefully get a timelapse of the Northern Lights. We booked the Nordica Hilton Hotel, just along the street a bit from my previous visit, where I stayed at the Hotel Cabin.

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Shetland Visit

23rd June 2018

Having been to Orkney, I had always wanted to visit Shetland. Several years ago a combined Orkney and Shetland holiday fell through, so when the opportunity arose again to visit Shetland, I jumped at chance. We would stay in a hotel for the first 2 nights, then with friends for the remainder of the holiday.

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Hebrides Visit

3rd November 2018

Having been to the Outer Hebrides 3 times before, but only in June, I had always wanted to visit at a different time of year.

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