Seen on my drive today. A couple of quick frames from the beautiful Vatnsdalur valley in north Iceland. It was extremely windy and only handheld shooting was possible. The hills in the second image are Vatnshólar, fashioned from a gigantic landslide from the Vatnsdalsfjall mountain.
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Bárður’s valley. This long and narrow valley in north Iceland spans 30 miles and takes its name after the first settler Gnúpa-Bárður. The glacial river Skjálfandafljót runs through, punctuating its flow in two of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland, namely, Aldeyjarfoss and Goðafoss. Some of the world’s finest woollen sweaters are made in Bárðardalur, […]
Life in the sub-Arctic North. Some years ago a ferocious storm left me Stranded in Strandir. There is only one track into and out of the area, and in the winters it is cleared once a week unless there is an emergency. Photographers out shooting in snowstorms are not considered an emergency unless there is […]