where time stands still

In A Search of Balance

Continuing my stories from outworldly Iceland, here’s one of the most memorable ones — the day trip to the Laki area in the south of the island. For that, we needed something much bigger than our minivan 😉


Once you get off the main road, you basically drive on gravel / dirt roads like this…


… and pass through enormous rocky fields of cooled lava, now covered in moss.


Most of the time it’s just rocks, moss, and some very low vegetation / grass. No trees, no shrubs.


The landscape is very different to anything I’d seen before, quite surreal.


Love the photo of what appears to be an artificially made road, cutting through the moss-covered ash valley.


After quite a bit of driving, we stopped by this tucked away little lake and were allowed to take a walk around the area. Jokes aside, the Laki area is part…

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