Lake Myvatn Region

Lake Myvatn is a large shallow lake in northern Iceland created by a volcanic eruption 2300 years ago. The surrounding scenery is also derived from the eruption, with pillars of lava in Dimmuborgir and pseudo craters along the coast line formed by localized steam eruptions from the volcanic activity below. We wandered through the maze … More Lake Myvatn Region

Finding vulnerability along the volcanic coast

As our journey along the Ring Road continued, taking us to the southern and eastern coasts of Iceland, we encountered the quintessential lava formations well known in the land of volcanoes. Smooth, polished pebbles of charcoal and onyx line the black volcanic beaches near Vik, starkly contrasting the pure white foam of the crashing surf. … More Finding vulnerability along the volcanic coast