Category Archives: Iceland

City Guide to Reykjavik, Iceland

It took awhile, between a trip home to Portland, writing my book manuscript, research, a busy season at my day job, and the daily chores of living, but it’s finally complete and posted – my City Guide to Reykjavik. As … Continue reading

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Winter Walks and Country Guide to Iceland Posted

I am scribbling furiously away on my manuscript about my travels in Greenland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands. Okay, maybe “scribbling” is old-school, circa junior high when I still wrote my short stories and never-finished novels in spiral notebooks. I … Continue reading

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Lessons in Irony – Greenland, Iceland and the Faroes with Fibromyalgia

Irony walks arm in arm with fibromyalgia. I find myself amazed at what I can accomplish, tasks and adventures that sound impossible in the face of fibro pain and fatigue, and shaking my head at the simple activities that flummox me … Continue reading

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Life on the Edge of a Volcano – Photos of Vestmannæyjar, Iceland

Posted the final installment of photos from Iceland – this time focusing on the fascinating island archipelago of Vestmannæyjar off the south coast of Iceland. Formed thousands of years ago by submarine eruptions of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, today the islands are … Continue reading

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Photos of a Mountain Summit – Skaftafell, Iceland

One of the pinch-me moments of my Iceland trip occurred in Skaftafell National Park. A hiker’s wonderland of waterfalls, glaciers, and mountains. I arrived expecting the same vistas I had already experienced elsewhere in Iceland and found myself immersed in … Continue reading

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Photos of East Iceland – Fjords and Glaciers

Found time within a truly crazy week to post my next batch of photos from Iceland. This slideshow includes the awe-inspiring East Fjords, full of dramatic mountain peaks, stomach-churning switch-backed roads and deep fjords. I also stood on the shores … Continue reading

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Mývatn, Iceland Photos – A Geological Wonderland

I have caught up on sleep and banished much of my jet lag from the whirlwind weekend in Portland, which means I can focus once again on posting the rest of my photos from Iceland. The latest batch is from … Continue reading

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Photos of North Iceland Posted and Homeward Bound

Tomorrow morning I fly out insanely early, before the first rays of the day caress the frosted grass. It’s the long-haul flight home to Portland, Oregon. I am always impatient on the trip home. Itching to pack, to check in, … Continue reading

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Photos of the West Fjords, Iceland

I still cannot believe I actually visited the remote and riveting West Fjords of Iceland. A region barely connected to Iceland and just south of the Arctic Circle, the West Fjords are sparsely populated and full of giant mountain fjords, eerie … Continue reading

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Snæfellsnes, Iceland Photos

Looking back through my photos of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula sent me sliding down the rabbit hole to one of the longest and most fantastic sunsets of my life. Summer in Iceland means long, drawn-out days, with the sun inching ever so slowly … Continue reading

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