It’s really hard to know what to write about what we’ve seen during the last couple of days because it has been absolutely breathtakingly stunning and my mind has been blown on many occasions. What an awesome Creator we have who made all of this! Rather than writing lots, I’ll let the photos do the talking. What follows is a very small fraction of the images I’ve taken over the last couple of days (there have been several hundred images just in the last 3 days). They are fairly quickly edited as I’ve decided that as opposed to previous trips, I’m going to take my time editing (and blogging) images so that I can do proper justice to the beauty captured within them. I hope you enjoy.
Keriđ – a collapsed volcano crater
Just your average roadside scenery
Living in the shadow of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano (up in the clouds)
More roadside beauty – fields of lupins with a glacier in the background
Reynisfjara basalt cliffs
Iceland wins the award for the country with the cutest churches
Reynisdrangur – sea stacks off Vik
Virkurkikja above Vik
Jökulsárlón (glacial lagoon)
All of the images above at Jökulsárlón were taken at around 4pm. As you can see, the sky was rather dark, resulting in quite moody images. We decided to return just before sunset, which around here is midnight. The clouds had cleared and there was a hint of colour in the sky. I should add, with Iceland being so close to the Arctic Circle, it doesn’t get any darker than shown in these photos all night.
Heinabergsjökull (another glacial lagoon, this time off the beaten track)
In this part of Iceland, it seems that every valley is home to a glacier.
That’s it for the moment. Plenty more to come soon!