Volcanos of Vestmannaeyjar

After luxuriating in the Blue Lagoon, Emma and I took to the road, crossing the starkly beautiful Icelandic landscapes in the direction of the ferry. We arrived with plenty of time before the ferry departure, so we took a moment to enjoy the enchanting view of a black sand beach. This was a moment of bliss before … More Volcanos of Vestmannaeyjar

Puffin paradise: Sæheimar Aquarium

After a long and exhausting ferry kerfuffle (see travel note below), Emma and I landed on Heimaey Island, the largest of the Vestmannaeyjar islands and the home of several thousand people and Iceland’s largest puffin colony.We knew the local celebrity puffin, Tóti, lived at the Sæheimar Aquarium, so it was our first stop. For Emma, it was love at … More Puffin paradise: Sæheimar Aquarium