Iceland in Winter – 4. The South-East

The moon over the Vatnajökull lagoon. Nikon D750 (80-400.0 mm ƒ/4.5-5.6) 1/8" ƒ/5 ISO 800, Some Photoshop retouching

The moon over the Vatnajökull lagoon. Nikon D750 (80-400.0 mm ƒ/4.5-5.6) 1/8″ ƒ/5 ISO 800, Some Photoshop retouching

Road N1. “Ring Road” that takes from Vik to Höfn, crosses a land that has been “created” by subsequent eruptions and consequently by the floods that have followed those events. It results in a vast white desert that fills in between the rocks of the Hjörleifshöfði and the Hvannadalshnúkur and, from there, passing close to the Jökulsárlón lagoon (see the “Ice” post), to the Vestrahorn.

La Strada N1. “Ring Road” che porta da Vik a Höfn, attraversa una landa che si è costituita in seguito a ripetute eruzioni e alle alluvioni che ne sono seguite. Il risultato è un bianco deserto che collega le rocce dell’Hjörleifshöfði con  l’Hvannadalshnúkur e quest’ultimo al Vestrahorn, passando accanto all’Jökulsárlón (vedi il precedente post “Ice”).

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