Twilight calm in the fjord. Magenta gives way to blue at the day’s end in Reyðarfjörður in east Iceland. In the third image, an incoming freight ship is guided into the harbour by a small tugboat (dráttarbátur in Icelandic).
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A test of nerves and skill. Landing an aircraft in Iceland‘s fjords can be an unnerving experience. Negotiating rapid changes in weather and visibility, especially the unforeseen wind gusts, demands a high level of skill. Icelandic pilots are very well trained to operate in these conditions. Last year in March I was stranded for 3 […]