# Books 2017

I’m a bit late with the books round-up this year. I read 40 books in 2017—notes on some of my favourites below. Full list here if you’re interested; feel free to ask me about any of them.

# Everywhere else

Some bits and pieces from all the other places I went this Summer.

# Hiking in South Iceland Laugavegur, Þórsmörk, and Fimmvörðuháls

Warning: Very long and edited even less than usual. Skip this one if you’re not interested in hiking; there’s nothing else going on here.

After travelling to Reykjavík for work and a little bit of tourism this June, I spent the better part of a week hiking in Iceland’s southern highlands. I have some mountain walking experience (solo and in small groups), but this was the first big trip I’ve done on my own. The short version of this post is: it went really well, I had a great time.

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# Whales

It was my birthday on Friday, so I took the day off of work and headed to London for the Natural History Museum’s Whales: Beneath the Surface exhibition (open until February 2018). It’s a nice show, although rather smaller than I expected: £14 admission seems a bit steep in retrospect.

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