East and North Iceland
with some add-ons

departure

Following the recommendation from the Unemployment Board „Don’t stay here for long!“ I pack winter tyres in the car and drive to the harbor.
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life on the ferry

At eleven Hirtshals glides past the rails, creamlike clouds and seagulls hanging above it.
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arrival in Iceland

The person who had moved into my cabin has at some point still moved back out without me ever meeting her.
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canyons

I have saved the whole day for Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon.
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Austurfjara

The six person room in the hostel is full. Among other guests is a man who keeps sighing loudly.
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Langanes

Although the information board in the hostel advertises breakfast in the restaurant opposite is the restaurant at 10 o’clock closed and nobody is moving there.
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still Langanes

A farmer in Sauðanes has had the misfortune of Americans dropping an airplane in 1969 on his land.
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Rauðanes

Between Langanes and Melrakkaslétta is Rauðanes, a small blunt peninsula that has been lined with round forms by lava, water and time.
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back on mainland

It rains that creates time for packing, eating all the food I had with me, read, learn languages and edit photos.
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Strandir

It seems that all night has been dry and there’s not much wind. The sky is stuffed with blue clouds in different tones.
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rain holiday

I let myself be tempted with an advertisement of a spa with 25 meter swimming pool.
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Ok again

Sun shines and this gives me enough reason to repeat yesterday‘s walk.
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Ísafjörður

In the Saturday morning I take the empty and clean pot back to Sæmundur.
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leaving

The woman who has booked a place in the same room with me arrives in the night with two cats.
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