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Playing Hooky in Hveragerdi Review with images

AdvantagesA real insight into small-town Iceland

DisadvantagesThe "tourist attractions" aren't all they're cracked up to be.

"...about where I was. Hveragerdi is about 45 km along Route 1 westwards from Reykjavik. It's a small town, population about 2,300, comprising a "cluster of low buildings" or a seemingly "dull grid of boxy buildings" depending upon whether you choose the Rough Guide or Lonely Planet. Both books indicate that there is a little more to the town than that – but only a little. Both highlight the geothermically heated greenhouses… well, we'll come t them in ..." Read review

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