Sun, Snow, and Ice

If you visit Iceland during the winter, as we did a couple of years ago, you will certainly be surrounded by some harsh conditions. That doesn’t mean that it isn’t beautiful, though, as we found so many sights that were absolutely stunning. There is something about the sun shining through the wintery clouds and then reflecting off of the frozen tundra that is hauntingly attractive. Having just gone through the “bomb cyclone” here in Colorado where we were buried with snow and ice, it definitely brought back thoughts of our time in Iceland. As we drove around the countryside, we were constantly amazed by the incredible scenery and could only imagine what it would be like if we didn’t have the comfort of a car to return to. Here are a few of our favorite photographs of sun reflecting across the icy terrain.

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Sunglasses Might Be Required Even Without the Sun
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Combination of Sun, Clouds, and Ice
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Just Enough Light to Reflect on the Ice
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Not Quite Frozen
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Almost Surreal
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A Perfect Moment
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You Don’t Want to Get Lost Here
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Almost Like Another World

 

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