Ice, Ice, Baby!

Iceland definitely lived up to its namesake!  Glaciers were ever the companion during our drive on the Ring Road.  The most beautiful view, though, was definitely at Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon in the southeastern part of the island.  The lagoon has been expanding over the last 100 years or so.  A boat tour took us among the giant, bobbing ice blocks.  The floating pieces of ice break off from the Vatnajökull glacier before heading toward the Atlantic Ocean through a narrow channel.  Some of the ice find a temporary home on the black sand beach before their final oceanic destination.  We stayed at a hotel not far from the lagoon, and I was able to go back around midnight for an hour long sunset that I won’t ever forget!

 

Wendy Ng Photography: Iceland &emdash; Carving

Wendy Ng Photography: Iceland &emdash; Lost and Found

Wendy Ng Photography: Iceland &emdash; Purple Hues

Wendy Ng Photography: Iceland &emdash; Iceberg Landing

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