Driving along the Ring Road in Iceland is one of the most fulfilling and at the same time demanding adventures we have ever had. The south of Road 1 is especially full of jewels like this week’s “pick of the week”. The featured photo this week is an example of minimalist photography (also known as less is more) amongst the thousands of pictures we took in October 2014 in Iceland. Nikon … Read More
Driving in the south Driving in the south of Iceland is a slow process for a photographer. Not because the road is in bad condition but because there is everything from gigantic, intimidating volcanoes to moss covered lava fields to waterfalls in people’s backyards to glaciers that are like icey tongues almost licking the road. All in all, a magical experience.
Stykkisholmu After leaving Reykjavik we headed to the Snæfellsnes area. We arrived in Stykkisholmu in the early evening and by the time we got settled in our hotel, the little light there had disappeared. When we woke up the next morning we were pleasantly surprised by the amazing scenery and beautiful light.
Iceland has always been on our bucket list. One rainy Sunday afternoon we watched The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and bit the bullet and booked flights that same afternoon. We only had a week available and everything we’d read suggested that we needed longer but we decided to attempt the drive around the island anyway. Since October is the beginning of winter in Iceland many smaller inland roads are … Read More