Jökulsárlón Glacier Bay – Suðurland, Iceland


Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) Iceland

Iceland is the ultimate destination for adventure travel! I used to have a photo of Jökulsárlón or Glacier Bay on my wall in Los Angeles in 2011 so it really meant a lot to me to finally make it there. Before you check out my photo essay take the quiz below to see how much of an expert you are in adventure travel!

Iceland RoadThe drive to Glacier bay was very scenic, we drove past several beautiful huge glaciers on the southern coast of Iceland.

Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) IcelandWe brought our trusty viking Olaf the Great with us for good luck.Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) IcelandWhen we got to Glacier Bay the first thing I had to do was stand on the ice, it almost broke when the three of us tried to take a photo on it.

 

Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) Iceland

An adorable seal kept poking it’s head up to say hi.

Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) Iceland

The water was ice cold and so pure.Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) IcelandMy friends Christine and Marissa enjoyed exploring too.

Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) IcelandThis was one of the most surreal landscapes I have ever been too.The Legendary Adventures of AnnaI had to really bundle up for the cold.Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) IcelandI love the shades of blue in the ice.Actress Marissa MerrillMarissa kept warm with a furry hood.
Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) IcelandThe older pieces of the glacier have dirt in them that are hundereds of years old.Jökulsárlón (Glacier Bay) Iceland

Being silly.Iceland

Departing Glacier Bay was just as scenic as driving there.

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2 comments
  1. Ryan

    August 2, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    What lovely scenery, Anna—can never go wrong in Iceland! Really love the dashboard viking, by the way; I usually don’t buy souvenirs, but the next time I’m in Iceland, I’m on the hunt for that one :)
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