Gleðileg Jól, Feliz Natal, Merry Christmas! Þorgeirskirkja is new (2000) but its location is of historic significance to the Icelandic nation. Around 1000 AD, the pagan chieftain Þorgeir, who lived here on Ljósavatn farm, consummated Iceland‘s adoption of Christianity by tossing idols of the Norse gods into the nearby Goðafoss (“Waterfall of the Gods”). […]
Yearly Archives: 2014
The water’s edge. Gentle lapping of the waves, birdsong, and the rustle of fishermen going about their chores commingle as the curtain rises on a misty morning in Siridona, Goa. A short video below captures the rhythms. This is a follow-up to the preceding post, Serene Siridona.