Some notes from Iceland ...

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.


[Thank you RAX for dragging me out. Paolo, why do people keep getting in my picture?  LoL. ]

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.

Aurora borealis above Jokulsarlon. Bárðarbunga volcano glows on the horizon, circa 95 km across the Vatnajokull icecap. 

This photographer came from Whitehorse. I asked: Don't you have great auroras in the Yukon? ... "but not with a volcanic eruption".

Blue Lagoon Road.

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

Max — some dogs enjoy auroras too.

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

Svartsengi Power Station. Expelled waters become the Blue Lagoon.
My turn around axiom: 180º opposite the hotel image 2 above.

The original Blue Lagoon
National Geographic books

Reykjavik harbor at night, Iceland.

Reykjavík ⦰ 

Firework, Olafsfjordur, Iceland.

Olafsfjordur ⦰ 

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

Reykjanesvirkjun ⦰ 

Cod catch, Olafsfjordur.

Ólafsfjörður ⦰ 

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

Flatey ⦰ 

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

⦰  National Geographic Traveler

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

⦰  National Geographic Traveler

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

Árneshreppur, after 1 am ⦰ 

Hikers on Nesjavellir hot water pipeline @ Thingvellir, Iceland.

Nesjavellir ~> Thingvellir ⦰ 

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

Grafarholt, turn around axiom again.
⦰  Liberation

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

Grafarholt, for Len.
⦰  Liberation

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

⦰  Liberation

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

Almost midnight, Hofsós ⦰ 

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