Author:sean.holmes

Simply unforgettable venues to suit your band’s sound and style

At Rayburn Tours, providing bands with simply unforgettable performance opportunities is at the very heart of what we do. Taking pride in exceeding the expectations of our clients and offering a...

Career quandaries for students aged 14-16: Bringing the outside world into Derbyshire Schools…

I recently woke to feeling the pleasant pressure of attending and presenting a careers talk hosted by a local Derbyshire School. It’s a great opportunity to share my career path to date with the...

Last Day

A big thank-you to Stenn and his wife at the Hotel Hella in Mossfell. They have worked really hard to look after us and make our stay comfortable. We all really appreciated the flasks of hot...

Last morning

We have just been to Irafoss power station  and we are now in Reykjavik, we are about to go to the airport where it looks like the flight times are fine. Love this picture of the students emerging...

Day 3

The Blue Lagoon, once I had informed the students that the Blue Lagoon is not like Totton Rec, they were transformed into serene spa going sophisticates. Some of our students bought ‘Krap...

Day 2 Skogafoss

I always like to think of this day as the spectacular one. We got off to an early start, leaving the hotel before 8.45 am straight to Stora Dimon. Most of students made it to the top with a few being...

We have arrived !

We got to the hotel at 3am (our time).  Journey went well, lots of enthusiasm from our students.

Day 1

Journey to Iceland went smoothly but there’s no getting away from the fact that it is long journey, with us getting to bed at 3am. Apparently, there was some turbulence on the way over but I...

Northern lights Forecast

My bags are now packed, I now need to get my family sorted out. Just been checking out the Aurora forecast. Saturday promises to be a cold, clear day so we might just see the Northern Lights.

Icelandic weather looking good for next week

Check Ms Di Landro’s hoodie

Posing in the ‘Village’ – as I write we are less than a week away from our trip. Wondering whether we will meet any of the other bloggers on this site.

Getting ready for the trip

Sunday 6th October. The count-down to Iceland starts here. The tickets have arrived and are stored in a safe place with my passport and Ehic. Have you got yours? Just a few more queries to make about...