Home - 2015 - Iceland - February 21 - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Photographer: Josh Eckels

Harbor in the early morning light

Hotel Egilsen, my place in town

-7 degrees Celcius to start the day

Inside the shark museum

Assorted implements

Birding lineup

A complimentary sample of hákarl - rotten shark (not nearly as bad as it sounds)

The next batch of shark, not ready yet

Skark hanging in the shed

A glimpse of the Westfjörds

Shark shed


Drifting snow

Heading out from the shark museum (Bjarnarhöfn)

Shark signage

Scenic view on north side of the peninsula

Kirkjufell (church rock)

Frozen waterfall

Ice coated cliff

A trickle of melt down the center

Icicle view

Gloppy-looking ice

Harbor in Rif

Gleaming white Snæfellsjökull

A peak at the Lóndrangar stacks

Trail with massive cairns

Into the Vatnshellir Cave


Checking out the shimmering walls

Thor, our guide

Bones of an arctic fox

Bat-like lava formations

Showing the layers of previous flows

Extruded lava

Installed by volunteers, staircase into the lower chamber

Spelunker Josh

View of the Lóndrangar along the shoreline


All that's left of previous volcanoes

Malarrif lighthouse

Frozen sea spray

Plenty of waves

Glazed with ice

Rock wall

Frozen solid in the tube

Lonely church

Another view of Snæfellsjökull


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