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GUEST BLOG — Ann Sofia Visits Literary Iceland

GUEST BLOG — Ann Sofia Visits Literary Iceland

By Ann Sofia As an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute/Great Books participant, I joined the Worldwide Quest tour group affiliated with Classical Pursuits of Toronto for a late-summer visit to Iceland. This small island nation is home to some of the toughest, most self-reliant Norse descendants who are also among the […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Iceland, an unlikely nation

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Iceland, an unlikely nation

This is a personal reflection on our trip to Literary Iceland. Like all Classical Pursuits trips, I expected my prior reading and on site discussions, coupled with unrushed and thoughtful travel, to deepen my understanding of a people and a place. In this instance, before leaving home, I had formed […]

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GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 2)

GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 2)

Day 5 (September 3): Smaratun and Saga Museum  The view from my farm window this morning was giant white turkeys. The male could have been my height, but his plumage would have made him too wide to go through that little church door at Thingvellir! We had a late and […]

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GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 1)

GUEST BLOG — Bobbi Speck on Incredible Iceland (Part 1)

In this three-part post, the intrepid Bobbi (aka Borghilde) Speck gives us all the news that’s fit to print on Literary Iceland: Isle of Awe, 2014. Led by Mark Cwik and Ann Kirkland, a group of travellers read, ate, and hiked their way through this astonishing country. Did they encounter any […]

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