2017 trip to Iceland to visit Eric


Boston from departing jetliner.<br />April 15, 2017 - Leaving Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusetts. Somewhere between Reykjavik and Hvammstangi.<br />April 16, 2017 - Iceland. Somewhere between Reykjavik and Hvammstangi.<br />April 16, 2017 - Iceland. Mark˙s.<br />At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Mark˙s with a piece of ice.<br />At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eiders.<br />At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eiders.<br />At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. The Seal Center Museum with the only restaurant in town above it.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. At the Seal Center.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. One of the locals?<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Mark˙s.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Fish drying under the eaves of a house.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Crocus along the path.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce, Mark˙s, and Eric on the trail.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. View back towards the town.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric and Mark˙s.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce, Eric, and Mark˙s.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce, Eric, and Mark˙s.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Some of the ice on the stream.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce, Mark˙s, and Eric.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Ptarmigan foot and wing prints.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric and Mark˙s.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Returning via the high trail.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. We had just walked up along the stream.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Kirkjuhvamms Church, now a museum.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Icelandic horse riders.<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Rental cabins?<br />Hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. The ravine for which the town is named?<br />Per Google translate Hvamm=ravine and tangi=promontory.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Sunset at 9 pm.<br />View out the kitchen window of our AirBnB.<br />April 16, 2016 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric, Joyce, and Mark˙s heading for the volcanic plug of columnar basalt.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Surrounding view.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Eric.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Joyce.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. A man made stone wall.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Eric.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. View from the top with Mark˙s at the far end.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. View from the top.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. View from the top with Hˇp lagoon and H˙nafj÷r­ur in the distance.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Joyce and Eric at the top.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. View from the top.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Basalt rock.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Eric, Joyce, and Mark˙s along a man made stone wall atop the volcanic formation.<br />April 17, 2017 - At Borgarvirki off Rte. 1, Iceland. Whooper swans off Rte. 1 on the way to Akureyri.<br />April 17, 2017 - Somewhere between Hvammstangi and Akureyri, Iceland. Barnacle geese off Rte. 1 on the way to Akureyri.<br />April 17, 2017 - Somewhere between Hvammstangi and Akureyri, Iceland. April 17, 2017 - Somewhere between Hvammstangi and Akureyri, Iceland. April 17, 2017 - Somewhere between Hvammstangi and Akureyri, Iceland. Atli with his business product.<br />April 17, 2017 - Akureyri, Iceland. Joyce and Gu­jˇn.<br />April 17, 2017 - Akureyri, Iceland. Grandfather Eric, Vi­ar, and great grandmother Joyce.<br />April 17, 2017 - Akureyri, Iceland. Dagbj÷rt and Mark˙s.<br />April 17, 2017 - Akureyri, Iceland. Vi­ar.<br />April 17, 2017 - Akureyri, Iceland. Whooper swan on nest off Rte. 1 on the way back to Hvammstangi.<br />April 17, 2017 - Somewhere between  Akureyri and Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce photographing a barbed wire sheep.<br />April 17, 2017 - Bl÷nduˇs, Iceland. Barbed wire sheep.<br />April 17, 2017 - Bl÷nduˇs, Iceland. A knitting machine.<br />Kidka Wool Factory Shop.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce watching a knitting machine spit out hundreds of puffins.<br />Kidka Wool Factory Shop.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Kidka Wool Factory Shop.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce and Irina, the owner of the factory who also gave us a tour.<br />Kidka Wool Factory Shop.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Kidka Wool Factory Shop.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. A rescue vehicle.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. The basement and first floor belong to the Seal Center.<br />Eric's desk faces the window next to the 9.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Harlequin ducks in the harbor.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eider ducks in the harbor.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. A lighthouse on the west side.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. An Icelandic horse.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. The HamarsrÚtt sheep/horse corral.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. A common redshank.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. A grey seal.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. An oystercatcher.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Joyce and Eric.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Near the northern tip of the peninsula.<br />April 18, 2017 - West shore of Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Another sunset from window of our AirBnB.<br />April 18, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. The Stˇra-Hvalsß stream.<br />April 19, 2017 - Along the western shore of Hr˙tafj÷r­ur. The Stˇra-Hvalsß stream.<br />April 19, 2017 - Along the western shore of Hr˙tafj÷r­ur. Sign for the Stˇra-Hvalsß stream.<br />April 19, 2017 - Along the western shore of Hr˙tafj÷r­ur. April 19, 2017 - Along the western shore of Hr˙tafj÷r­ur. House similar to the one Eric plans to build in Hvammstangi.<br />April 19, 2017 - LŠkjamˇt, Iceland. April 19, 2017 - Koluflj˙fur gorge, Iceland. Eric and Joyce at the rim of the gorge.<br />April 19, 2017 - Koluflj˙fur gorge, Iceland. April 19, 2017 - Koluflj˙fur gorge, Iceland. Eric in the snow.<br />April 19, 2017 - Koluflj˙fur gorge, Iceland. April 19, 2017 - Near the Koluflj˙fur gorge, Iceland. Dagbj÷rt, Elli, and Vi­ar stopped by on their way from Akureyri to Reykjavik.<br />April 19, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Ptarmigan.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric photographing a rock.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Flowers.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Dew.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Joyce photographing flowers.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric chimping.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. A mall water powered mill.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. A mall water powered mill.<br />A second hike along the Sy­ri-Hvammsß.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Icelandic horses.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. A skull of a ram on Eric's future property.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric relaxin on his future property.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric and Joyce chatting on Eric's future property.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Ram at hospital entrance.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Boats in harbor.<br />April 20, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. Eric in the freezer room.<br />April 21, 2017 - Hvammstangi, Iceland. View of the Westfyords region.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Resting grey seals.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Grey seals.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. More seals.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Joyce contemplating the scenery.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. An oystercatcher and a golden plover.<br />At the Illugasta­ir seal watching site.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Icelandic horses at the northern end.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. The frozen troll at HvÝtserkur (he was cought by daylight).<br />Along the eastern side.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Along the eastern side.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Harbor seals.<br />Along the eastern side.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. A pair of northern fulmars.<br />Along the eastern side.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. The frozen troll at HvÝtserkur (he was cought by daylight).<br />Along the eastern side.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Along the eastern side.<br />April 18, 2017 - Trip around the Vatnsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Old bridge, old road, and waterfall at a place designated as Kattarhryggur.<br />April 22, 2017 - Somewhere along Rte. 1 between Hvammstangi and Reykjavik, Iceland. 61.710645, -42.489606 (?)<br />April 22, 2017 - Flying over Greenland. April 22, 2017 - Flying over Greenland. April 22, 2017 - Flying over Greenland. Fort Independence.<br />April 22, 2017 - Boston, Massachusetts.