March 17, 2016

We drove to Godafoss this morning, and as expected, the wind was an absolute nightmare. I fired off a few shots, but the spray claimed yet another victory over the glass on my camera. (Sidebar: Would it be too much to ask someone to create neutral density filters that fully repel water? Maybe in 50...

March 16, 2016

Today's five-hour drive gave us some gorgeous mountain scenery, but there were a few nerve-wracking moments when the Sailbus felt like it was actually going to blow off the side of a cliff. Setting aside the windy conditions along the ring road, this was one of the most perfect days I've ever had....

March 15, 2016

This morning we slept in, and it was glorious. As much as I appreciate a banger sunrise, nothing makes me happier than getting a full 8 hours of sleep. We left Vik and ventured along the highway for another hour or so, but stopped as soon as we noticed a mossy lava field to the north. There was a t...

March 14, 2016

Generally speaking, I like planning and organizing. In my twenties, I was so obsessed with sticking to my routines in and out of the office, I would become totally frazzled if something wasn't "perfect." However, after spending more time on the road, I've learned to let go of rigid schedules and fin...

March 13, 2016

Some local acquaintances in Reykjavik invited us over for dinner last night, and they also helped us map out where we should go during our week on the ring road. From the hospitality to the passion in their voices when they spoke of their country, they were some the of nicest, most genuine people I'...

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