My Favorite Day in Iceland: Mind the Waves

This was by far my most favorite day in Iceland, though all of my time spent there was absolutely amazing. This day, however, stands out as particularly beautiful and surreal. Above you see the blacksand beach where glacial icebergs wash up. The Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon [below] was absolutely breathtaking. The glacial icebergs had an etheral glow [...]

Icelandic Adventure Day 4

Due to seeing the spectacular lights at 2 am, I didn't get much sleep. I slept on the bus a little bit, but was conscious enough to pick up some more awesome bits of information on Iceland. If Icelandic horses leave Iceland, they can't come back. They truly want to keep the breed pure and [...]

Iceland Adventure Day 3

This morning I went to get myself some hot tea and noticed sugar cubes wrapped in thin paper. I was so exhausted from traveling, jet lag, and getting up early that I forgot my anxiety and made a comment about how cute they were next to the hot water. A woman with an English accent [...]

Iceland Adventure Day 2

Grad school and "real life" have prevented me from fully processing my Iceland adventure as of late... Anyway, on day two of our adventure my friend and I woke early to eat breakfast with our new friend Petula. I was surprised to see warm beans served at breakfast as well as some assorted cold meat [...]