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Notes from Iceland

A romantic young Russian couple at Krafla, Iceland.

Krafla.
National Geographic Traveler

LIFE ATOP A CAULDRON
A winter's sky looms above Graenvatn - Green Lake - from Seltun, Krysuvik, Reykjanes Peninsula, southwest Iceland.  The location and ambience is a reference to crime fiction writer, Arnaldur Indridason.

Grænvatn.

Volcano erupting, Iceland.

Geldingadalur.

A photographer shoots northern lights above Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. The Bárðarbunga volcanic eruption glows on the horizon, circa 95 km across Vatnajokull icecap. Vatnajokull National Park, south coast, Iceland.

Jokulsarlon.

This photographer came from Whitehorse to shoot ...
confused, I said but you have great auroras in the Yukon?
... not with a volcanic eruption.


Bárðarbunga volcano glows on the horizon, circa 95 km across the Vatnajokull icecap.
And there had been a torrential downpour just before this.

Guests @ Northern Light Inn photograph the Aurora Borealis, Iceland.

Guests @ Northern Light Inn.

Max, Northern Light Inn's golden retriever, watching the aurora borealis. Grindavik, Southern Peninsula, Iceland.

Max.
Even dogs enjoy the aurora.

The Blue Lagoon geothermal power plant, Svartsengi, Grindavik, southwest Iceland.

Svartsengi Power Station. Expelled waters become the Blue Lagoon.
180º opposite the hotel image above.

Blue Lagoon Road.

A magma simulation at geothermal  Reykjanesvirkjun, Reykjanes Power Station, Reykjanes Peninsula, southwest Iceland.

Reykjanesvirkjun.

Reykjavik harbor at night, Iceland.

Reykjavík.

Firework, Olafsfjordur, Iceland.

Olafsfjordur.

Cod catch, Olafsfjordur.

Ólafsfjörður.

The original Blue Lagoon.
National Geographic books.

Kids playing in an old wheel house, Flatey Island, Breiðafjörður, Westfjords, Iceland.

Flatey.

Almost midnight, Solon tosses my hat, Hofsos, Iceland.

Hofsós.
Almost midnight.

A shepherd recovering a sheep on a mountain ridge of Landmannalaugar, Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Iceland.

Roundup.
⦰ National Geographic Traveler

Hiker traversing lava flows in Landmannalaugar, Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Iceland.

Landmannalaugar.
⦰ National Geographic Traveler

Sheep, driftwood, and lost fish net floats, around 1 AM on Árneshreppur beach, Iceland.

Árneshreppur, 1 am.

Hikers on Nesjavellir hot water pipeline @ Thingvellir, Iceland.

Nesjavellir ~> Thingvellir.

Hot water tanks of Grafarholt frame their source and the pipeline that comes from the geothermal volcanic mountains east of Reykjavik, Iceland.

To make Len laugh.
⦰ Liberation

A lone woman walks between the hot water tanks of Grafarholt, north Reykjavik, Iceland.

Grafarholt.
(if you don't see your picture, turn around)
⦰ Liberation

A lone woman smokes a cigarette along  Tryggvagata, one of Reykjavik's oldest street, Iceland.

The heart of Reykjavik.
Liberation

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