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Book Recommendation – Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks

I don’t often write book reviews. In fact, besides listing my favorite books in my monthly newsletter and on my books page, I think this might be my very first one. Let’s just say that I only take the time to write about a book if I really like...

From Waterfalls and Icefields to Snow and Steam – An Iceland Photo Essay

Nothing defines Iceland like water does. Water’s solid state even makes up half of the country’s name… It’s present everywhere in one form or the other, from rushing rivers to enormous glaciers, and from steaming geysers to mountains capped with snow. During my brief visit to Iceland in January,...

Þingvellir National Park, Iceland – Unique Nature & World Heritage

Visiting Þingvellir National Park was my number one priority when I was in Iceland recently, along with seeing as many waterfalls as possible in the timespan of two days. The Icelandic name of this great national park is anglicized as Thingvellir, but for the purpose of correctness I’ll use...