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Hvalreki

Hvalreki really should have been the title of my last post. It is my favorite Icelandic word, which I learned visiting that country almost five years ago. It translates to “windfall” in English, and, like that word, originally referred to … Continue reading

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Ice and Fire

This video is pretty unreal. Winter in Hell from Enrique Pacheco on Vimeo. Shot by Enrique Pacheco, and brought to my attention by Julia Whitty. Iceland is one of the strangest and most awesome places I’ve been, and getting to … Continue reading

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I’m back from the land of the ice and snow…

…of the midnight sun where the hot springs blow… Okay, so I haven’t actually been in Iceland for the past seven weeks, and it wasn’t actually that icy or snowy. I spent a week and a half there, attending the … Continue reading

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