Monthly Archives: May 2016

Because you can’t spend just one day exploring Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park, we left Skaftafell to continue along the southern coast to our Eastern-most destination of Jökulsárlón, the Glacier Lagoon. Here, the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier feeds icebergs into the lagoon at its base. The lagoon then carries the icebergs to the shore, where the chunks of bright blue ice […]

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Our winter trip to Iceland proved to us that the whole country was comprised of mother nature trying to kill us. After a few days of boiling water trying to take us out, and the ocean trying to take us out, we found our way to the Skaftafell Glacier, which, ya know, tried to take […]

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Vik is a charming little town at the base of the Katla volcano. The volcano typically erupts every 70 or 80 years, but it’s been dormant since 1918, and likely to blow any day. But one unique thing about Katla is that it’s tucked away under the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier. As a result, the greatest risk from […]

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