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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