Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice

A fiery plume rises from the earth’s mantle, deep beneath the sea, where two tectonic plates come together to form the world’s largest underwater mountain range. This plume pushes the land above water, just below the Arctic circle, to create an island made of fire below and ice above....

Reykjavik!

I arrived in Reykjavik at around 6am, which would have been midnight in New York. I had only slept about two hours on the plane, so I couldn’t wait to get to my room and sleep. I am unexpectedly alone for this part of the journey, so I booked...