Akureryri, Goðafoss, and Dimmuborgir Aug 27 2012

“Námaskarð, Mine Pass, lies between Námafjall and Dalfjall and east of Námafjall is a myriad of hot mud springs in widely different colours, this place is called Hverarönd, Hot Spring Strip. Námaskarð lies 410 meters (1300 feet) above sea level, near…

Trip to Iceland, Aug 27, 2010

Akureyri to Lake Myvatn, with Dimmuborgur and the steaming fumaroles and mud pools of Namaskard on the way.   “The Goðafoss (Icelandic: waterfall of the gods or waterfall of the goði) is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. It is located in the Bárðardalurdistrict of North-Central Iceland at…

Trip to Iceland, Aug 26 2010

Laugarbakki to Akureyri. The Icelandic Horse farm at Gauksmyri was wonderful!           “Hvítserkur is a 15 m high basalt stack along the eastern shore of the Vatnsnes peninsula, in northwest Iceland. The rock has two holes at the base, which give it the…

Laugarbakki to Akureyri, Aug 26 2010

http://www.gauksmyri.com           “On Vatnsnes in Húnafjörður in North-Iceland is an awesome rock-formation called Hvítserkur. It is a 15 meters’ high monolith and stands alone just off-shore from the land. It looks like an animal of some…

Iceland; Ísafjörður to Hvammstangi, Aug 25 2010

Driving east from Ísafjörður is the windy highway 61. I wish we had a Ferrari but we only had a Prius. Still, it was thrilling. The Manitoba roads we were used to are pathetic. Flat. Straight. Flat and straight for…

Iceland; Ísafjörður, Flateyri, Bolungarvik

We drove around the far North West corner of  Iceland, which is quite nice. Quite nice? It’s one of the most remote and lesser visited areas of Iceland! And it’s amazing! Flateyri was a town where the fisherman didn’t used…

Iceland; Reykjavik to Stykkishólmur

Amazing Icelandic landscape. Lava. Streams full of fish. Leif visits where “Leif the Lucky” was born.                              

Iceland; Reykjavik, August 2010

Mom, my brother Casey and I went to Iceland. Woo! Starting in Reykjavik, where everyone starts, we wandered around the streets with cats. I discovered Sundhöll Reykjavikur. The best pool in Reykjavik. I wish Winnipeg had one.      …

núna (now): humanimal, May 21 2010

from Iceland a devised dance/theatre performance work by Me and My Friends collective FRIDAY, 21 MAY *North American Premiere Rachel Browne Theatre 204−211 Bannatyne Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba 8pm, Admission $10 at the door cash only! Humanimal is a remarkable performance…

Green Bean Coffee, April 28 2010

Green Bean Coffee Roasters. One of the few places in Manitoba that roasts coffee. Andrew McMonagle and I (of BreakfastWinnipeg.com fame) visit Darryl Reid out near Clandeboye to see his Green Bean coffee roasting operation.          …

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