Trip - August, 2010
This was a 13-day trip that took us from home to --> Chicago --> Goose Bay, Labrador -->
Iceland --> Geneva, Switzerland --> Lenk, Switzerland and back.
Walkway at Blue
Lagoon from entrance area to the pools.
Wow, this is
two engineers leads to interesting side trips. This is an old military communications
One of the many
power stations on Reykjavik. Absolutely no security! Imagine that in the U.S.
These lava rocks get populated with a type of moss that eats away at the lava
an environment in which plants will eventually grow.
from underground hot springs - these are seen all over the Island. Strong
Geysir - Iceland's
version of our Old Faithful
Walking up the path to the geyser. The water running beside
the path was quite warm.
for the geyser to make its appearance.
Ty (with camera
ready for the geyser) and Robert advertising Ferrari everywhere he goes.
The smell was
pretty bad but the anticipation was palpable.
Thar she blows!
Robert's best shot but the geyser made it much higher ...
Thanks to Ty
... here is what it really looks like ...
The bubbling geyser reminds
Robert of his favorite drink - Kir Royale. That accounts for the big smile!
... and we leave the crowd waiting for the next performance
of another of nature's wonders.
The next several photos were taken at Gullfoss ("Golden
Falls"). This is an amazing sight and it reminds us of
how small and powerless we really are.
Why is it that
engineers always stick their head under to hood of a car?
This is wonderful!
Note the rainbow!
8/10/10: Golfoss is truly awe inspiring!