Fourteen days. Four countries. A multitude of trains, planes, subways, boats and buses. Having returned from an amazing tour of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland, I’m reflecting on a trip I’ve wanted to make for many years. Sitting in the airport in Reykjavik yesterday afternoon, my love asked me what my favourite part of our trip was. It’s a question to which I’m not sure I can provide an answer. This is a trip that really felt like four smaller voyages wrapped into one. As I sit on my sofa this morning, having been awake for a few hours adjusting to the change in time, I know it was a great trip – my feet are sore, my camera’s memory cards are full, and my spirit is rested.
More reflection and stories coming on the trip over the next few weeks. For now, a picture of what was one of the deciding factors in making Scandinavia the destination this year over a whole host of places on our “must visit” list. Food is always an important part of our adventures and Scandinavia gave my love (who has Celiac disease) a chance to have something she hasn’t been able to have in years – a (gluten free) Big Mac in Stockholm: