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Late evening in a magical place. The historic farm of Hlíðarendi in south Iceland is associated with Njáls Saga. In the first image below, the glacial volcano Eyjafjallajökull, that erupted last in 2010, is seen in the background. See my post from 2010 here.          

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Gígjökull is a tongue of Eyjafjallajökull, the icecap in Iceland that erupted in 2010 disrupting air traffic over the Atlantic. This wondrous environment of the jagged ice dragon tumbling into a field of glacial moraine conjures visions of an ancient landscape, one in which prehistoric animals roamed the earth. On the top of this slope […]

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The farm at Hlíðarendi in the village of Fljótshlið in south Iceland is famous in Icelandic history as the home of Gunnar Hámundarson of the Njáls saga. We were fortunate to catch a marvellous sunset there this autumn.   At the same time, to my left, another instance of high drama was unfolding: the crest […]

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