From steamy hot springs to top-notch spas, magnificent malls to art museum, Iceland is the perfect place to relax, recharge, and perhaps gaze on the Aurora Borealis. The whole island has a population of just 350,000 and offers a unique mix of culture and village roots. Explore the impressive natural scenery as well as the city joys of cosmopolitan Reykjavik. Enjoy free time for tax-free shopping and sampling the local cuisine, as well as a variety of optional activities, from taking a snowmobile safari to the top of a glacier, to riding an Icelandic pony.
Day 1: Depart US for Reykjavik
Day 2: Reykjavik
Day 3: Golden Circle Tour
Day 4: Reykjavik
Day 5: Reykjanes Peninsula / Depart for US
Professor Dorothy Wallace grew up in San Mateo, California. She received her Bachelor of Science from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego. Before coming to Dartmouth she held positions at Florida International University and the University of California at Berkeley. She works primarily in number theory, although she has also published papers in applied mathematics, mathematical biology, and mathematics education as well. Her work with the Math Across the Curriculum project at Dartmouth included the development of several interdisciplinary courses in mathematics and art and literature. She was designated New Hampshire Professor of the Year for 2000 by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.