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24 Hours at Jokulsarlon

What's going to follow is a whole lot of pictures of floating icebergs. Because of the bus schedule, we spent over 24 hours in this windy, beautiful place, freezing and falling into a sort of hibernation state. Nothing to do but take photos and meditate.

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I can't believe we're somewhere cold enough to calve icebergs

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Doesn't this one look like a swan?

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Iceberg pieces carried out to sea, floating in the surf

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Some were quite pretty

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Some were beached until they melted

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Icebergs parading out to sea

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Ice and light

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Zoomed out, from the windy ridge

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Whale?

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The light grows pretty

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All the serious photographers started snapping in earnest at sunset. Bored, I copied their stances and angles when they'd moved on to the next spot.

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Iceberg shards

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Our best camping view yet

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Ever more shards

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Dusk

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Moonlight

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Different day, different world

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Tunnel to gloom

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Someone's after our polenta

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Iceberg antics

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Captain Chris

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Climate change art titled, "Polar bear on a melting iceberg"

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"Don't worry, men. I know how to land this spaceship."

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The 'bergs must all pass below the bridge...

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...while we sit back and watch in luxury.

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Found a single, dirty mitten. Mine now. Precious. My precious.

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Rough seas

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Icebergs in the mist

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Ghostly icebergs

Posted by chschen 05:00 Archived in Iceland

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