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Iceland Trip

During the geography trip to Iceland over the March break, student embarked on an unforgettable journey exploring the country's unique natural wonders and modern innovations. The adventure began with visits to iconic waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, where cascading water mesmerized us with their sheer power. We marveled at the geothermal wonders of the land, witnessing geysers shooting hot water into the air and bubbling mud pools showcasing the Earth's inner workings.

One highlight was experiencing the tradition of baking bread in the geothermally heated sand, connecting us to Iceland's rich cultural heritage.

During the trip, students had the opportunity to visit a geothermal greenhouse where tomatoes are grown and learn about the innovative use of natural resources for sustainable agriculture. Additionally, they explored a local farm, where learned about Icelandic horses, gaining insights into traditional farming practices and the importance of these unique horses in Icelandic culture.

In Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital, students immersed themselves in its bustling streets, experiencing its unique blend of modernity and tradition and attended mass. The students also visited one of the largest power plants in Iceland to learn about geothermal energy, gaining insights into how Iceland harnesses its natural resources for sustainable electricity production.

A thrilling glacier hike was also on the menu, immersing students in the pristine beauty of the frozen landscape. Another memorable excursion took was through the enchanting Reykjadalur valley, where students warmed there feet in a geothermally heated stream, rejuvenating their spirits amidst Iceland's breathtaking scenery.

This trip not only deepened students understanding of geography but also left them with lasting memories of Iceland's unparalleled natural wonders and innovative approaches to sustainable energy.