Saturday, September 10, 2016


Iceland is superlative when it comes to contrasts.  One could hike to these two places in the same day.  On top is a common moss that grows in particularly wet areas.  Below is Hverfell, a tephra ring formed by certain volcanic eruptions, it's all sand and gravel that rises 1400' from the ground around it and is about 3/4 of a mile across.  It happens to be on the edge of Lake Myvatn, which one of us took a picture of by turning around on top of Hverfell and facing out instead of in.

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