Category Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – Frozen Lake Tjörnin, Reykjavik, Iceland

Six years and one day ago I celebrated my 50th birthday in Iceland. Fabulous memories all round to banish those Monday Morning Blues. In the centre of Reykjavik stands a lake that is frozen in winter, save for a small pocket that remains unfrozen and is haven for flocks of geese and other waterfowl. Groups […]

Skollfoss Geysir, Iceland

Sunday Photo – Skollfoss Geysir, Iceland

Six years ago today I celebrated my 50th birthday in Iceland. It was a fabulous trip where we saw the magical land at its snowy best, even though we only had about five hours of daylight each day. One of the many highlights were the volcanic springs that are known as geysers, with Skollfoss Geysir […]

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – The Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Is Monday January 4th just too depressing? Like many others I have not worked for a couple of weeks, have enjoyed watching seasonal films and eating far too much, and now face the shock of going back to work! Remembering past travels and dreaming of new ones is always a good way to beat the […]

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Friday Photo – The Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

I visited the Icelandic capital in January 2015 and the photo below was taken at twilight, about 3 in the afternoon.

Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

I visited the wonderful country of Iceland in the month of January for my 50th birthday. This photo definitely dispels Monday Morning Blues for me!  

Gullfoss, Iceland

Sunday Photo – Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls) is located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in the southwest of Iceland. We visited the spectacular site on a freezing cold day in January 2015.

Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

Friday Photo – Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

We visited Iceland in January 2015 for my birthday. What a stunningly beautiful country.

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

I went to Iceland to celebrate a big birthday in January 2015. Sun Voyager is a sculpture in Reykjavik depicting a Viking longship. The pictures below were shot early morning and evening – it was mighty cold on both occasions! I hope they help you to beat the Monday morning blues!

Havana Resident, Cuba

Wilbur’s Travels is Four Today

Those nice people from WordPress have just informed that my first post was published four years ago. That first post told the tale of my 1995 visit to the Chinese city of Guangzhou by boat from Hong Kong. 710 posts later I am still enthused and planning much more. Here are a selection of photos […]

Wordless Wednesday – Iceland