As I mentioned, Vik was calling. Night approached and I needed a place to sleep. The plan was to stay at Gardar on Reynisfjara beach. This is a family owned set of cottages set just off the beach. It’s an enchanted location.Read More
The trip was in full reverse.
My journey, however long it had been at this point had met it’s turning point.
All signs pointed west.
With that, I began the trek toward Reykjavik.
Driving the relentless black landscape.
Mountains behind a foggy white haze.
A heavy rain pounds down.
Having spent some of the prior day at wandering at an inconspicuous glacier lagoon, I ran into another photographer that mentioned Jökulsárlón had been 'clogged up' by a wind storm a few days prior. So while on my way to Guesthouse Gerdi, I checked in. Yes, the lagoon was still visually stunning, but photographically a mess. For any future travelers, Guesthouse Gerdi is one of the closer places to the lagoon, often you'll find a gaggle of photographers there as they hope for interesting weather over the lagoon. With everything considered, my focus was drawn to the black beaches along the ocean.Read More