Sometimes it’s hard to tell what season it is or whether one is on Earth or in the Sky!
The View Back over Héraðsandar from the Njardvik Lookout in Early July
These are rare landscapes in Iceland, as they were mined for peat for many hundreds of years, but they are still there in the remote East, and are being rebuilt in Neskaupstadir (such as the one above). Aren’t they lovely!
One of the great things about trolls is that they have skulls for eyes, which are really other trolls.
And there’s no rule that limits them to two eyes, either!
July is a beautiful time to turn over your shoulder when hiking to Strutsfoss.
So is April.
And then you turn around…
… and keep going.
Iceland is a country best explored slowly, and on foot.
When it is called “a beautiful country,” it means that every step is beautiful. Easy does it.
It comes to life as you walk through it, changes you, and remains within you.
I found it three days ago. It’s waiting for you on the estuary of the Selfljót.
Please come pick it up.