2017 Trip to Iceland

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The Sun Voyager in Reykjavik (smokey bay). Gullfoss (golden falls). Strokkur, neighbour of the eponymous Geysir (gusher).
 

Kerið, a volcanic crater and lake. Rheinholt, the brown-nosed reindeer. Skógafoss. ATVs were a perfect way to explore the famous black sand beach.
 

Wreck of a DC3 on the black sand beach. Mýrdalsjökull glacier marking the boundary between earth and sky. Glacial meltwater makes for a refreshing drink. Dyrhólaey peninsula.
 

An Atlantic Puffin. Svartifoss (black falls) with its iconic basalt columns. Skaftafell National Park is nestled at the foot of Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier. Traditional turf houses, well suited to the long winters.
 

Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon. The lagoon is littered with icebergs beginning their journey into the Atlantic. As the icebergs fracture and tip over, fresh glacial ice is revealed.
 

Námafjall's geothermal landscape feels other-wordly. Stopped for lunch at a dairy farm. A pseudo crater on the shore of lake Mývatn. Mývatn nature baths.
 

Goðafoss (waterfall of the gods). There are more than twice as many sheep in Iceland as people. Riding Multi and Mousa was the perfect way to enjoy the Icelandic countryside. Late evening vista from our room.
 

Atop the sheer cliffs of Drangey Island. Drangey Island is home to thousands of Puffins and other birds.
 

Vigur Island. An Artic Tern defending its chick.
 

The island is home to a single family. A seal resting on a submerged rock off the island. Evening, overlooking Ísafjörður harbour.
 

The scale of Dynjandi is deceptive until you get closer, revealing its 100 meter height. A beautiful day in the West Fjords.
 

Rugged coastline of Hellnar. Typical rural Icelandic church. Snowmobiling on Langjökull glacier. A chapel carved deep inside a man-made glacial tunnel.
 
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