We had our cameras ready at all time. As we drove to the north and the west, we stopped quite often because the light changed, the clouds moved, the water got a different glow. 30 more words
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Driving on Iceland, you can see these small churches everywhere. Some of them are quite old. And remote. Looking at the graveyards, with maybe 20 graves, I thought, ok, there must be people somewhere. 27 more words
Dimmuborgir (“dark cities” or “dark forts”) is a large area of unusually shaped lava fields east of Myvatn in Iceland. The Dimmuborgir area is composed of numerous caves and rock formations, remnants of volcanic activity that are perhaps reminiscent of an ancient collapsed citadel, with columns spewing plumes of sulfuric smoke. 146 more words
Friday 25 July 2014
Bjarg Campsite, Myvatn
Cycle round Lake Myvatn 37 k, Walk the lava trail and up a volcano.
We breakfast at the hotel on the lake, looking out at the ducks and trying Icelandic foods; smoked lamb, lamb pate, geysir bread, skyr and brown cheese. 161 more words