Of Light And Ice

I’m beginning the departure from the land of blue and sunny skies (as discussed in the previous post) with a few shots of icebergs. The first was taken at Jokulsarlon, a bay on the south coast of Iceland. Here the ice calves off the mother glacier and has to jostle and scrape along in dense … Continue reading Of Light And Ice

So long, Armour

Some of you, primarily midwestern, urbexers out there are familiar with the Armour meatpacking plant in East St. Louis. Word was, after roughly a half century of decay, it was coming down. Rumor became fact a few days ago when it was brought down in a controlled implosion. (See it here) I’m not sentimental by … Continue reading So long, Armour

Þingvellir

…or, for those not fluent in Icelandic, Thingvellir. It was where the Viking clans convened annually for almost a thousand years in order to govern their island. About an hour’s drive from Reykjavik, it’s a seismically active rift valley crisscrossed with gorges and waterfalls, one of which is pictured here. Continue reading Þingvellir