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WORKSHOPS OR SEMINAR IDEAS
July 5-18, 2005 Iceland with the Masters (Mike's premier-designed tour)
Two weeks all around Iceland with 3 master nature photographers: David Muench, Tom Mangelsen and Jim Brandenburg. Gullfoss waterfalls, Geysir hotsprings area, the falls of Hraunfoss and Barnafoss, 3 nights at Hotel Búðir, Snæfellsnes; Breiðafjörður boat cruise (cliff birds, sea eagles and fresh shellfish), Stykkishólmur village, Snæfellsnes National Park, Láttrabjarg bird cliffs (puffins at arm's length), Lake Mývatn thermal and geologic area, the East Fjords, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park and Thingvellir National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
May 29-31, 2008 Pre-Congress Symposium, 31st Nordic Congress of Dermato-Venereology
West Iceland, 2 nights and 3 days, all-inclusive: The Settlement Centre in Borgarnes, the waterfalls, Hraunfoss and Barnafoss, bird-watching and shellfish sampling on Breiðafjörður cruise, the quaint village of Stykkishólmur, Arctic tern colony on Snæfellsnes peninsula, Snæfellsnes National Park, Snow cat ride to the top of Snæfellsnesjökull glacier.
June 3-5, 2008 Post-Congress Symposium, 31st Nordic Congress of Dermato-Venereology
South Iceland--Skaftafell National Park--Glacier Lagoon, 2 nights, 3 days, all-inclusive: The waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss, the Rural Museum at Skogar, Skaftafell National Park (Svartifoss and the Heath Trail to the glacier viewpoint), Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon with amphibious boat tour (icebergs, seals, and waterfowl).
July 12-13, 2008 Tours for veterans & participants in the Conference on WWII Arctic Convoys
In conjunction with Gestamóttakan/Your Host In Iceland. Blue Lagoon visit and reception July 12th.
Golden Cirlce--Thingvellir National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gullfoss waterfalls, Geysir Hotsprings area, with lunch at Hotel Geysir. Faxi waterfalls and round-up area, and Skálhólt Cathedral, July 13th.
July 18-19, 2008 Birding Reykjanes & Reykjavík with Ned Brinkley and Field Guides
In conjunction with Nonni Travel. Cliff birdS: Kittiwakes, fulmars, Gannets, etc. Arctic terns,
shore birds, Whooper swans, an impressive array of ducks.
OTHER POTENTIAL WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE:
Fly-fishing for Atlantic Salmon, Brown trout and Char
Plate tectonics and volcanoes—Thingvellir & Mt. Hekla
Viking Culture, Old Norse Mythology, The Sagas
Sustainable Energy, Organic Foods, Health
NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO VISIT ICELAND--THE DOLLAR IS STILL STRONG VS THE KRONA!!
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