When I first read Jules Verne's Journey to the Centre of the Earth, the last thing I ever imagined was that one day I would take part in a race over the very glacier he describes.
The world-famous Red Arrows begin their 2019 North American tour today with a stop off at Keflavik airport in Iceland.
Happy 2019 and welcome to the new Postcards from Mel site! The last year was a wonderful whirlwind. It kicked off with an all-night gong ceremony in Iceland, getting marooned in a snowstorm in Taunton, and then escaping to the tropical heat of Singapore. By March I had arrived down under for a week in Melbourne... Continue Reading →
All the medics had to absail down on ropes to get me onto a stretcher. It was like watching a SWAT rescue operation.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to go running in Reykjavik during the depths of winter then this will give you a tantalising taste...
New year's eve in Reykjavik is like no where else on earth. The city has an appetite for fireworks that can't be fathomed unless you witness it in real life. Here's a little taster of what went on all night long in all the neighbourhoods of Iceland. Happy 2018!