ten thousand miles

nic and i spend new years eve 2012 in the healing pools at the blue lagoon, iceland, then wake up before dawn in 2013 to board a bus that takes us to the southernmost point of the island. we spend new years eve 2013 in the far north of new zealand – more than ten thousand […]

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vik, iceland

New Years Day, 2013 It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. – Diane Ackerman

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postcard from iceland: in search of the northern lights

we are in iceland over new year’s for a second time since living in the northern hemisphere. i fell in love with this country the first time we were here and, since we didn’t see any northern lights last time, we decided to come back and try again. preparing for our tour, we dress warmly […]

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[more] postcards from iceland

i think i’ll just let the pictures speak for themselves. needless to say, i am in love with this place. it kinda sucks that we won’t get to see the northern lights whilst we are here, but i will happily make another trip to here in order to see them. and the people are just […]

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postcards from the blue lagoon

dear friends, we have spent half of this year so far in the beautiful healing geothermal seawaters of the blue lagoon. it’s rich in minerals, silica & algae, great for the skin & the perfect way to spend a day in below zero (celcius) temperatures. it’s like a fancy version of a lot of the […]

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[more] postcards from iceland

iceland. population 300,000 (approx). that’s 3 people per square kilometre which is a great ratio considering the average EU country has 2-300 in the same space! they also have more sheep here than people, kinda like new zealand… power is primarily geo-thermal (some is hydro) and i think it’s actually kinda cool that we have […]

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