Shirley's trip to Iceland, May 20-28, 2005 - a selection of photos
Reykjavik - notice the bright colors.
Statue to the Norse settlers
The van we traveled in, on a lava flow
Lake Myvatn (means "midge")
Wall made of volcanic stone, with snow on top
Eastern fjord area
A tongue of the glacier Vatnajokull, Iceland's largest glacier
Icelandic horse - the only breed in Iceland
Jokulsarlon Lake, the lowest place in Iceland
Kirkjugof (church floor) - really, basalt columns
Baaa! Mother and children
Reynisdrangur near Vik, south coast, with dandelions
Skogar Folk Museum, turf houses which were lived in 100 years ago
Pastoral scene on the south coast
Pingveller National Park, where the American tectonic plate is splitting from the European/Asian tectonic plate.
This is also a very important area historically.
Eden, one of many greenhouses heated by natural geothermal activity, and where all the fresh produce in Iceland is grown.