Click on the thumbnails for a bigger version. Identifications are tentative in some cases.
We walked through a geothermal region to a mountain called Hengil.
We visited the Geyser area and saw Strokkur erupt several times. We then visited the beautiful Gullfoss.
We visited the black beaches near Vik and crossed the bleak inlets South from there. Icelanders have a tradition of building cairns.
We spent two days walking here. We ascended Kristínar Tindar
This cape has puffins, great skuas, fulmars and snow buntings.
This beautiful lagoon has icebergs floating in it.
There lovely flowers near the glacier.
Heading South we came across Sanderlings, Dunlins and Whimbrels.
We had superb weather for this drive.
The first photo shows the evening before - then the weather deteriorated.
We did some bird watching
The route West takes one across a gravel desert.