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VIK, Iceland A hundred years ago, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon didn’t exist. It may not exist, like this, 100 years Fake Designer Bags from now.

Which is why any trip to Iceland should include a stop here, to gape at the bobbing high quality replica handbags icebergs floating in the water.

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We explored perhaps half of it, zipping along at up to 25 mph, dodging chunks of ice as we went.

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Gunnarsson said the lagoon is constantly restocked with icebergs that break off from Breidamerkurfjall, a process called calving. “It sounds like an explosion,” he said.

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Getting there: Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon is aaa replica designer handbags about 4 1/2 hours southeast of Reykjavik. Some tour companies offer a visit on a long day trip from the city. We drove east from the small town of Vik, on the Wholesale Replica Bags south coast.

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Information: We booked our glacier lagoon boat tour through Arctic Adventures. Riders are given a pair of coveralls to wear that help counter the cold. The hour long ride costs about $80 per person.

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