Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly – Van Morrison
The grass is green where you water it.
Ice contains no future, just the past, sealed away. As if they’re alive, everything in the world is sealed up inside, clear and distinct. Ice can preserve all kinds of things that way – cleanly, clearly. That’s the essence of ice, the role it plays – Haruki Murakami
We briefly stopped in Vík í Mýrdal for a shopping break (big Icewear store, I love outdoor clothes!) and a quick visit to the gorgeous black sand beach. The weather was stunning! I’m sure it was a bit windy and a bit chilly, but with clear skies like these, how can you go wrong? WeContinue reading “Vík í Mýrdal, Skaftareldahraun and Kirkjubæjarklaustur”
Where the glacier meets the sky, the land ceases to be earthly, and the earth becomes one with the heavens; no sorrows live there anymore, and therefore joy is not necessary; beauty alone reigns here, beyond all demands – Halldór Laxness
Reynisfjara, for me one of the highlights of my travels through Iceland. It was windy and -again- there were a lot of people of which quite many were climbing the basalt columns, which made it basically impossible to get a clean shot. But it was so beautiful and I’d happily return to this stunning placeContinue reading “Puffins and a gorgeous black sand beach”
Day 3 of our Icelandic adventure was far from over and we made our way further south on the ring road. We stopped to have a walk up to Sólheimajökull, a glacier in the south of Iceland. There was quite a bit of debris on the ice, which I thought made it look rather mysterious.Continue reading “Sólheimajökull”
It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake – Lord Byron