Pam on the Map: Iceland

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Pam on the Map: Iceland
 

Authored by Pam Stucky

From setting off a hotel fire alarm, to getting a luxurious in-water spa massage, to going on a “traditional Icelandic ice cream car ride,” to interviewing Jón Gnarr, “the most interesting mayor in the world,” Pam experienced it all on a two-week summer journey that took her all around the outer edge of Iceland. Armed with a two-wheel drive car, a persnickety GPS, and a goal to discover the heart and soul of the country, Pam broke out of the boundaries of Iceland’s popular Golden Circle to travel the full Ring Road (the road that circles all the way around the country), and beyond.

In Pam on the Map: Iceland, Pam brings readers along on her trip as she discusses all things Iceland, including the restrooms at Keflavík airport, the Ring Road and travel infrastructure, the treacherous gravel roads and Highway 939, the omnipresent waterfalls, hot dogs and fermented shark, and the history and culture of the country and its people. Pam stops to talk with locals about their views and opinions on Iceland, tourism, writing, the economy, soil erosion, and happiness.

Filled with wit and wanderlust, Pam on the Map: Iceland offers one woman’s perspective on traveling around this tiny island in the far north Atlantic Ocean.

About the Pam on the Map series:

In the Pam on the Map series, fiction and nonfiction author and traveler Pam Stucky offers her own engaging twist on the modern travelogue genre.

Pam is curious. She’s curious about the world, and curious about people. Therefore, in her Pam on the Map series, Pam sets out to discover and connect with people and places, and to take readers along on her adventures through her almost real-time reports. Raw and real, Pam’s tales are infused with candid honesty, humorous observations, and perceptive insights. Pam’s descriptive, entertaining, conversational style brings her trips alive, making readers feel as though they’re traveling right along with her.

Though they’re not guidebooks, the Pam on the Map books are still informative and illuminating, providing useful tips and plentiful ideas for people who might want to follow along in Pam’s footsteps.


Publication Date:
2013-10-09
ISBN/EAN13:
1940800005 / 9781940800004
Page Count:
258
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Travel / Europe / Iceland & Greenland




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