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This Is Real Street Art

Isafjördur is a small city in the extreme northwest corner of Iceland. It’s a remote place with a population of just 2,600 year-round residents, but like the rest of the country it has been experiencing a tourism boom. 40 more words


Holmavík and the West Fjords

No, this blog is not about a band, but dibs on the name. It’s about the mini road trip I, along with four other international students, took to see the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft in Holmavík, a small town located in the West Fjords of Iceland. 1,345 more words


Every Gate has a Message

Gates are a marvelous architectural element. They sometimes provide entrances, sometimes borders, and always a message. That message can be through a written announcement, but sometimes through tone, whether that be a welcoming walk or a flowering garden behind that gate. 293 more words

Sunday set: Landscape textures

Iceland revisited

Þingvallavatn sunset.

Moss on lava south of Reykjavik.

Looking south, near Grindavik.

Near Bjarnahöfn,Snæfellsnes peninsula.

West Fjords, sky and sea.

Iceland is the kind of place where you could lose myself for a lifetime between the sea, sky and mountains, not to mention the soft, high-latitude light that sparks nature’s inner light, lending a glow to every scene. A few more galleries here.


The Troll Cats of the West Fjords

Worth a trip, I think.

Is that a troll mouse? Or a troll kitten? I need to go back!


Wild Golf

Right. So maybe you see some tractor ruts. That’s tourist thinking, eh.

This is a city in the West Fjords. Yes, that’s the way they look out here. 102 more words


The West Fjords Separate

Welcome to Iceland. That’s the West Fjords on the upper left. There’s more blue there than in most of the rest of the world put together. 47 more words