þriðjudagur, 8. mars 2016

Birds at sea

Great Northern Diver in winter attire


Eider ducks
Geese flying a night's lodging

Small birds

mánudagur, 7. mars 2016

Angling in Iceland

For a small fee you can get a fishing license in many lakes

The catch is mostly small trout, but ideal for the whole family

It can be beautiful with many Icelandic lakes. This photo is taken in Hvalfjörður / Whalefjord.
For children is  fishing like adventure

þriðjudagur, 1. mars 2016

Icelandic Hens in backyard

Icelandic chickens have many types of color This rooster is light with dark speckles.
It is believed that the Icelandic chicken strain has been with the Norwegian Vikings who settled in Iceland.

It is a popular hobby in this village to have a beautiful chickens in the back yard.

Hens which can be freely find themselves something to eat during the summer. In the winter it is necessary to give them grain and over the coldest time are then kept inside the cabin.

Hens digging for worms, eating weeds and seeds and so it is good to give them the leftovers home.

Due to the diversity of colors are often held beauty contests for the most beautiful bird.

Chickens typically carry names. People give them all kinds of strange names, like those rooster it is called "Putin"

It can be interesting to care for a baby chicken.

miðvikudagur, 24. febrúar 2016

Volcanic ash, eruption Eyjafjallajokull 2010

Volcanic eruption, in Eyjafjallajokul which began early on the morning of April 14, 2010 and lasted until 23 May of the same year.

The eruption can be seen good from our village Eyrarbakki.

Fearless villagers continued their work as if nothing had happened.

With respect to the mountains loomed the threat and terror. "Wow, exciting" people said.

Power of the earth, ice and fire

The ash carbon black ahead and imprudent move into the ash cloud.

Although volcanic eruptions are a threat, they are also impressive and beautiful.

When ash falls and is being pushed by the wind, then it penetrates everywhere.

Volcanic eruptions can also be low, as the eruption of the "Fimmvorduhals", which began shortly before midnight on March 20, 2010 and lasted until 13 April of the same year. Tourists liked to see.

mánudagur, 22. febrúar 2016

Sunset color in Eyrarbakki

Over the winter time, we see the sun set into the Eyrarbakki´s sea. Sunset can be very beautiful in good weather.

One moment appeared in the sky bright yellow color

The next moment will be sky blazing red
How nice this April sunset in Eyrarbakki the place of Icelandic birds.
Waiting for the sun goes down

25 km north of Eyrarbakka: here we see the sun drop behind a small mountain called "Mosfell"