Daily Archives: August 4, 2010

ICELAND DISPATCH #13 – DETTIFOSS

The power of Mother Nature is never so clear as when one stands on the edge of Dettifoss – Iceland’s most impressive waterfall. A massive 193 cubic meters of water thunders over its edge every second, creating a plume of spray that can be seen one kilometre away. Standing on the edge of the basalt […]

ICELAND DISPATCH #12 – THIS IS EARTH… RIGHT?

We headed up to Namafjall near Myvatn after lunch yesterday to photograph the volcanic fumerals. Namafjall is a strikingly other-worldly place dotted with steaming fumerals, sulphurous smells, volcanic vents, boiling mud pools and a dizzying array of volcanic colour and texture. It is a beautiful, macabre and menacing landscape that belongs to another time, or […]

ICELAND DISPATCH #11 – THE TASTING PLATE PLEASE

We have arrived in the small town of Myvatn in the north-east of Iceland. It is about 3pm in the afternoon and we have just finished a very nice lunch at a local cafe; consisting of a tasting plate including smoked raw lamb, smoked Salmon and smoked Arctic Char along with home made rye bread, […]