Saturday, June 28, 2008

A Musical Start to Iceland

24 to 28 Jun 2008 - Reykjavik, Iceland



Some retrospective notes - made in 2018!

Met Jon and Inga - Jon was a contact on Flickr.

Reykjavik, and trips to surrounding sights.

Found out that Bjork and Sigur Ros were doing a free concert. Watched concert until end, then drove "through the night" - set up to camp in daylight - 2:30 in the morning.



Icelanders have great taste in motorbikes, too
Icelanders have great taste in motorbikes, too

Church at Þingvellir (Thingvellir)
Church at Þingvellir (Thingvellir)
Þingvellir (or parliament fields), near Reykjavík


Strokkur, the world's most reliable geyser
Strokkur, the world's most reliable geyser
Strokkur, at Geysir near Reykjavík, goes off every few minutes.


"The Bubble"
"The Bubble"
Jo dubbed this sight "The Bubble" - It signified that the geyser, Strokkur, was seconds away from blowing.


Jo, Inga, and Jon, as Strokkur does a little one
Jo, Inga, and Jon, as Strokkur does a little one
The geyser, Strokkur, has a little spurt while Jo looks on, with Jon and Inga from Hafnarfjörður near Reykjavík


Gullfoss
Gullfoss

Richard and Jon talk photography...
Richard and Jon talk photography...

Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon
The surreal Blue Lagoon, backed by the geothermal power plant that feeds it.


Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon
Silica rich water to while away many hours in.


Sigur Rós
Sigur Rós
Sigur Rós and Björk did a free concert in Reykjavík on the 28th of June, 2008, to promote environmental awareness.


Björk
Björk
Sigur Rós and Björk did a free concert in Reykjavík on the 28th of June, 2008, to promote environmental awareness.


Sigur Rós and Björk together on stage
Sigur Rós and Björk together on stage
Sigur Rós and Björk did a free concert in Reykjavík on the 28th of June, 2008, to promote environmental awareness.



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