Don’t try this at home. Amid the volcanic surrounds of Krafla in northern Iceland is the incongruous scene of a borehole capped with a shower head. My friend Kristinn Ingi Pétursson was tempted to put his physical limits to the test in the near zero degree conditions. It took him well over an hour to […]
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Eerie. The tailings of a quarry present an extraterrestrial sight following a dusting of snow and frost near Trékyllisvík on the Strandir coast of Iceland. In the second image a lone decrepit house on the abandoned farm Reykjanes is seen in the shadow of the mountain Reykjaneshyrna.
Good Friday today. The old church at Árnes in Trékyllisvík on the Strandir coast of Iceland is seen in a snow storm last week. A beautiful music session erupted spontaneously when we found ourselves in the new church hall across the street. This Icelandic song – Rósin (The Rose) – was written by […]
A taste of the Icelandic winter. Heavy snow and high winds have shut down the only route in and out of the Strandir coast in the Westfjords area of Iceland. Hopefully the weather tomorrow will permit the once-a-week flight from Reykjavík to the nearby airstrip in Gjögur. If not I get to enjoy the blowing […]