Every step a wonder

We tried several excursions in Iceland that didn’t quite work out: a hike we couldn’t get across a river for, puffin watching that was obscured by fog, wind, and rain, another hike that was only accessible by a road that turned from paved, to gravel, to rutted gravel, to grass, to grass and mud, to … Continue reading Every step a wonder

Geysers at (10pm) dusk

On our first day in Iceland, we visited one of the most popular tourist destinations, Þingvellir, in the early afternoon: peak visiting time. The parking lot was filled with white rental SUVs (including ours), the paths crawled with people (including us), and the sunlight was harsh for photography. Since the days are 20 hours long, … Continue reading Geysers at (10pm) dusk