Explored my first ice cave last February in Iceland. The experience was hard to put into words.
We spent many sunrises and sunsets at the base of these mountains. This beach had the darkest sand I have ever seen. The winds roared over the mountain tops down onto where we stood. The lines in the sand mesmerized as the waves crashed on the rocks.
This is still one of the most beautiful beaches I have seen.
Iceland has some of the most fantastic churches. They look even better under a night sky with the aurora dancing around.
With a little of your love,
I can retract
and I'll try.
It's not forgiving,
show me how
and I'll try
to give you a little of my love.
Ever feel like you can't breathe
then you wash over me
I need an escape
you're the light
don't stop, not tonight
and I'm never going to leave your side.
I had never been inside an ice cave until I went to Iceland earlier this year. It was a surreal experience being feet below the ice; one that took a while to grasp. Watching it melt and travel beneath your feet, it was hard not to think about the impacts of Global Warming.
It can try to break you,
overbear and control
every inch of you gives in
then you pay for what others lack,
but your soul cries for more
when you focus the light
after opening your eyes
you see the stars up close.
This country is amazing.
Seeing landscapes with a fresh blanket of snow while the Northern Lights danced for 6 nights in a row definitely helped Iceland earn some extra bonus points.
Someday I hope to return...
I could stare at these mountains all day.
We returned to this location a few times during our trip to Iceland and each time, the weather presented new conditions for us to observe.
A few days before we landed in Iceland, the country experienced a heavy storm that blew in fresh snow.
Our first afternoon there, a few more inches of snow fell and we were presented a beautiful blanket of white.
I stood in a crowded room
Fueled by fire
Engulfed in passion
But it was you I saw
Smiling in the dim light
It is you, the one
filled with right
As the glances turn to glares
Filling the sky with fight
And I open my eyes
To discover the signs
Were there all along.
I found you in silence
as we kissed the stars
slipping into a deep blue sky
We floated away together
dreaming of love
while whispering your name
the last words I would ever need to say.
A beautiful morning at Gullfoss, just before we headed towards Reykjavik.
The Icelandic Churches are so lovely. They are small and intimate and scattered throughout the country.
I would like to point out the alternate name for this church, "Broken Filter Church." Sadly one of the filters for my tilt-shift dropped and broke here.
The world could use a lot more beautiful things and a lot less violence and pain.