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Friday, April 4, 2014

Sneak preview, but more to come

Kay Davies photos
Yes, we went to Iceland. Yes, we're glad we did.
We're also glad to be home with our darlin' dog Lindy, even if Alberta is colder than Iceland.
There are lots of amazing, wonderful things in Iceland. Thanks to Iceland Air and their too-good-to-pass-up offer, my husband and intrepid photographer, Richard Schear, got to spend his 70th birthday on that little volcanic island to the bottom right of Greenland.
And yes, said husband still referees basketball and Canadian football at the high school and, sometimes, college level. When he has time, after all his catching-up, he'll give me access to his many photos. In the meantime, here are some I took, starting with one of him himself.























The iconic Icelandic sweater with its characteristic round yoke, reflects the beauty of the landscape.











Right, crowds gather to watch a geyser erupt, and it's worth waiting for, as we see below.


Posted for
Weekend Reflections
and
Shadow Shot Sunday 2



10 comments:

manicddaily said...

Just beautiful! Would so like to go. Really lovely. k.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I too think that Iceland Air has some fantastic deals. We went 13 years ago. Glad you enjoyed yourselves!

Expectant Trip through Shadows

Gemma Wiseman said...

That is one place I would so love to experience. The landscape is so dramatic, so beautiful.

Susie Clevenger said...

What amazing photos!! Makes me wish I had gone with you!

RedPat said...

I have several friends who have gone and they all loved their trips. Plus the flight isn't too far from TO so one person went for a long weekend. I'd like to go one day and your pics make even more anxious to do so!

Beverley Baird said...

What gorgeous shots of Iceland! What a trip that must have been. Looking forward to seeing more.

Gillena Cox said...

This is really lovely,
Have a nice weekend

Much love...

Ruth Kelly said...

It is hard to imagine Iceland being warmer than Alberta. It sounds like a fascinating place to visit. Thanks for sharing.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

What a great trip. Look forward t hearing more about it.

Powell River Books said...

Our friend Jeanne dreams of going to Iceland some day. I can see why. - Margy