© 2020 Malcolm Thornton
No longer open to the public, Núpstaður is the easternmost farm in Katla Geopark and is known for its remarkable old turfed roof buildings which are representative of historical architecture in Iceland. Most notably, Núpstaður is home to the old turf chapel, which is one of the few remaining in the country today. If you look up into the mountain backdrop, you will see two waterfalls that cascade down into a river that provides water to the farm.
Near the Lóndrangar View Point on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in Iceland, I captured this brave adventurer (Stephanie MARC from France) sitting on the edge of a massive cliff looking out to the North Atlantic Ocean. You sure would not catch me sitting there on that edge.
Diamond Beach, located on the South Eastern Coast is Iceland, is a captivating strip of black sand belonging to the greater Breiðamerkursandur glacial plain, located at the exit of the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Here, icebergs which exit Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon wash up on shore, shimmering like Diamonds in the sun, in defiant stark contrast to the black sand beach.