Before the never coming night

I like to use all kind of word plays related to the fact that in Iceland in summer the day lasts forever :).

ps: and hopefully the posting problem is fixed once and for all (seem that there was a second problem, one of the plugins tried to connect to an external database and it gave a ping timeout or something).

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The bad birds

And this would also be my first upload of  something filmed with the 5d :). This being my first please don’t criticize too much and forgive the badly chosen music 🙂

So I was walking  in the middle of the nowhere when I see these beautiful, hawk-like birds sitting on the ground. As soon as I got a little closer they took off and attacked me (or at least tried to scare me off ).

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The wild north

Ok, I removed the teaser post on the reason of being too “fitos” 🙂 . So, here starts the photo series from my 8 days trip to Iceland. The most beautiful, wildest and natural place I have ever seen. No word can describe the feeling of being there, witness to something probably very similar to what the world looked like millions of years ago. But I’ll come back to writing another time.
Here is lake Jökulsárlón, the biggest glacial lake in Iceland, a recent one that came with the fast melting of the  Vatnajökull glacier, and still growing in size. The ice comes sliding from the mountains (you can see the river of ice in the first picture, in the background), onto the lake and then the ocean.  One of the most beautiful sights on earth, especially on sunset. Like I said, the sun didn’t actually set, being a polar day, it just went a little bit under the horizon.

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