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Very different angle on Skógafoss

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Skógafoss from the top of the falls

Green landscapes are not the first thing that pops into one’s head when thinking of Iceland. However, in early August, after about 3 months of nearly continuous sunlight, there is indeed a lot of green to be found in Iceland.

I’ve never thought of becoming a sheep farmer, but imagine being THE sheep farmer in this photo and living in this location. Those little white things (on the left-hand side of the center of the image) are sheep.

Vatnajökull Glacier from a distance

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Vatnajökull Glacier

Vik Lupin

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Vik, Iceland

Skaftafell National Park

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Near Hundafoss (Iceland)

Esjan

Mount Esja (Iceland)

My first stop, after picking up my campervan near the airport on my way to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and Westfjords, was this one. I had planned to do a hike of just under 5 miles. Alas, my back was killing me so I ended up walking just a couple hundred yards instead. The views were spectacular, but I would love to be able to do the entire hike someday.

Iceland’s Ring Road meets a glacier

Where the glacier meets the road