Pixie's photos with the Suðurlandið

Hjörleifshöfði pano

Hjörleifshöfði pano
A panorama shot of Hjörleifsöfði cape... made with four shots, taken on our tour of the south coast.

When I looked closer into the pano I found two of my buddies hidden in there ;o) I've marked them with notes because I'm fairly sure you wouldn't find…
Added on June 18, 2009

A National Treasure

A National Treasure
Jökulsárlón is surely one of our national treasures and represents one half of the dynamic duo our country is known for (fire and ice) :o)

Today is our National Day, the day that The Republic of Iceland was formed (in 1944), becoming independent from th…
Added on June 17, 2009

Ragnarök?

Ragnarök?
The second most dramatic cloudscape I've noticed here in Iceland...

Original size for more dramatic effect :o)
Added on June  8, 2009

Inside the "beach hut"

Inside the "beach hut"
Many interesting things inside ;o)
Added on June  3, 2009

Inside the "beach hut"

Inside the "beach hut"
Many interesting things inside ;o)
Added on June  3, 2009

Not your typical beach hut

Not your typical beach hut
This is taken at the beach at Hjöleifshöfði cape... there is shelter or some kind of emergency hut there beneath the cliffs (those cliffs are magnificent btw.)

There were all sorts of interesting things inside... an old sweater, toiletpaper, one boot, a…
Added on June  3, 2009

Medicine for the mind

Medicine for the mind
I love the ocean... and I respect it. Growing up in a fishing village and playing every day on the beach you quickly learn to respect its power... and beauty :o)

Listening to the sound of the waves crashing and the deep rumble of the ocean itself... sme…
Added on May 30, 2009

Núpsstaður church

Núpsstaður church
Taken at the old farm of Núpsstaður on the southern coast... a really beautiful place tucked in between the sands and the glaciers :o)

This old church is beautiful in the summer when all the grass on the roof is green and dotted with yellow buttercups…
Added on May 28, 2009

A long life of hard work

A long life of hard work
Taken at the old farm of Núpsstaður on the southern coast... a really beautiful place tucked in between the sands and the glaciers :o)
Added on May 23, 2009

Home sweet home

Home sweet home
Taken at the old farm of Núpsstaður on the southern coast... a really beautiful place tucked in between the sands and the glaciers :o)

Again, a must see in the original size! :o)
Added on May 23, 2009

Aladdin's lamp

Aladdin's lamp
Looking from the inside out of that cave in the Hjörleifshöfði cape it is easy to see the shape of the devil... or the cow... or a bird... or Aladdin's lamp! ;o)
Added on May 19, 2009

Dreaming of a destination...

Dreaming of a destination...
... never to be reached.

Original size for more details :o)
Added on May 16, 2009

Dreaming of flight...

Dreaming of flight...
... never to be.

Original size for more details :o)
Added on May 15, 2009

The obligatory...

The obligatory...
... shot of Seljalandsfoss waterfall (a popular tourist attraction here in Iceland). You can walk behind the waterfall... but you better be wearing your raincoat ;o)

As a bonus we got a rainbow for a little while :o)

And as usual... it looks better…
Added on May 14, 2009

Bridge view

Bridge view
I saw this view and asked Ragga to stop the car and she did.. on the middle of the bridge :o)

The glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón ahead... on the other side, the Atlantic ocean.

Again, original size strongly recommended ;o)
Added on May 13, 2009

Jökulsárlón pano

Jökulsárlón pano
Ok, this is a big one. This is a pano made from six shots standing on the bank of the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon.

It might take some time to load the original size but if you can I strongly recommend it! :o) There are some great details, like the flock…
Added on May 13, 2009

Seaspray on glacial ice

Seaspray on glacial ice
I love the light through the ice... and I tried to capture the seaspray as the waves crashed on the ice...

I recommend strongly the original size!
Added on May 12, 2009

The origin

The origin
This lone ice cube is taller than me (ok, I know, it doesn't take much) ;o) ... and also a bit older, it's about 1000 years old :o)

It is originated from the Vatnajökull glacier in the background, it has broken off the glacier, floated around in the gl…
Added on May 12, 2009