Fimmvörðuháls

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comFimmvörðuháls – The fiery pass across Eyjafjallajökull.

The Eyjafjallajökull area is one of the defining features that blew me away on my first trip to Iceland. It suddenly erupted into world fame in the spring of 2010, when spectacular fountains of lava gushed out in the middle of the walking track across the Fimmvörðuháls pass, between the glaciers of Eyjafjallajökull and that other fearsome Continue reading

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GeekPic! @ Fimmvörðuháls

See the updated version on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.com ∞ GeekPic @ Fimmvörðuháls.

Probably one of the geekiest (and least flattering!) of them all… But I’m proud of it! ;-)

Following up from last week’s Mountains & Volcanoes NaturePic series, this is at the intimidating steaming heaps of the Fimmvörðuháls fissure lava flow in 2014. I had to brave howling winds in order to Continue reading

Eyjafjallajökull

See the full version on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.com ∞ Eyjafjallajökull – The one that rules them all.

The unpronouncable one, silently looming in the background. Always in the shadow of its bigger sisters and brothers. Nobody knew its name, or could even pronounce it, except Icelanders. Until that day in April 2010, when it literally Continue reading

Vestmannaeyjar

See the full version on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.com ∞ Vestmannaeyjar – A force of nature that can’t be denied.

In 2006 I went on an impromptu trip to Iceland. Along the south coast, I drove through some of the most overwhelmingly beautiful landscapes I’ve ever seen. It was beyond anything I could have imagined beforehand. The moment I saw those mysterious island shapes of Vestmannaeyjar Continue reading