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October 18th, 2013

Wonders of Iceland: The Puffins of Dyrhólaey

Posted By Ian Plant
"Flight of Whimsy" - Dyrhólaey, Iceland
Dyrhólaey is a promontory reaching out into the ocean on the south coast of Iceland, near the town of Vik. The cliffs of Dyrhólaey stand almost 400 feet high, and include an enormous sea arch and numerous nearby rock pillars and sea stacks. Many nesting birds make Dyrhólaey their summer home, including fulmars, guillemots, razorbills, … 
September 9th, 2013

6 Tips for Beating Bad Weather

Posted By Ian Plant
Sunset-over-Bruarfoss,-Iceland
(© Ian Plant) I recently spent two weeks in Iceland—which should probably have been named Rainland instead—with entirely predictable results. Yep, I got rained on . . . a lot. The sun didn’t often peek through the clouds, and appearances were typically fleeting. Needless to say, my trip was less than 100% productive. Of course, …