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Iceland: The Golden Circle Part 2: ├×ingvellir and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Europe, Iceland, Travel Blog and Destinations | 0 comments

Iceland: The Golden Circle Part 2: ├×ingvellir and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Mid-Atlantic Ridge I first wanted to go to Iceland when I saw video footage of a rift eruption as a teen. It was watching the world give violent birth to a new portion of land that would creep across the world and see civilizations and species rise and fall before either climbing into the sky or plunging back from where it came, and my eyes were starry with the sense of my own mortality. I wanted to be there to bear witness to the beginning of something so permanent. I went through much of my life thinking that across Iceland there was a constant rift eruption, a reliable one I could go look...

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