Category Archives: Iceland


Svinafellsjokull Glacier

Now that truly is a mouthful.  It means swine glacier – ok, pig glacier.  Pig mountain frames one side of the glacier we visited today and that’s how this glacier was named.  We had a […]

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Vatnajokull Glacier

Vatnajokull Glacier is the largest glacier in Europe.  It has been receding at a rate of 100 meters per year.  Because of this, large chunks of ice – small icebergs – are constantly breaking off […]

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Landmannalaugar to Jokulsarlon

Now that really is a mouthful! We left the highlands this morning under clear cold skies and headed south and then east to Smyrlabjorg where we will spend the next four nights.  Along the way […]

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Moon and the Aurora

Pretty spectacular full moon last night.  The only problem was the full moon.  Huh?? This was taken right outside our lodge, not a whole lot of interesting foreground but I do like the lone tower […]

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Landmannalaugar – after three days of trying, I can finally pronounce this one.  It’s like talking with your mouth full of marbles. Did I say changing landscape yesterday?  Boy, did it ever change again today, […]

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