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Iceland Day One


For our first full day in Iceland my sister and I left Reykjavik for the countryside. We started in Þingvellir before heading to Gullfoss and Geysir. These pictures were all taken at Þingvellir National Park where the continental drift between the North American and Eurasian Plates can be seen in the faults. It misted on us as bit as we walked around the park, which made me quite grateful I had packed my hat. Even in the grey it was an absolutely stunning start to our trip; the entire day seemed filled with landscapes out of some epic story. Seeing all the rocky and lava-ridden surfaces, caves and dramatically cloudy skies definitely brings a lot of legends into perspective--when you hear a strange bird's crow echoing from a nearby cave trolls seem a lot more reasonable...

Outfit details:
UO hat (old)
J Crew shirt
thrifted skirt (similar here)
Modcloth saddle shoes
*pictures of me by Elizabeth

18 comments:

Natasha said...

It's beautiful. Your simple outfit is so cool.

Bea said...

Too gorgeous! I adore the little bear hat!

Rhiannon Lorenzo said...

so gorgeous!!

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Lauren said...

Oh these photos are KILLING me! I used to live there and my little brother was born in Reykjavik, but I hardly remember anything about Iceland. The only thing I remember was being blown away by the horrible wind and having to hold really tightly to people's hands. Then whenever I fell on the ice, the person would pick me up and let my brother walk until he fell on the ice, and the cycle would continue. Your pictures are definitely making me miss it.

Katie Frank said...

iceland is a dream, you are a dream <3
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Shannon Willardson said...

Loving this simple dress paired with those oxfords!

Shannon
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Rebekah Bradford said...

Such a cute and warm outfit :) And these pictures!! So fun to see!

MarieBayArea said...

This is Bjork's country. Love your photos. Dazzling landscape and waterfall.

abbycake said...

Iceland has been on my to-go list for a while now. These pictures are gorgeous and your hair looks oh-so blue in the last photo.
xx Abby www.ageektragedy.net

Christina said...

Amazing..! An your hair looks so good with the environment!

Lauren Sherritt said...

Your travel posts are always among my favourites. I look forward to more!

Chloe, Wardrobe Quarry said...

This is such a cute and cosy looking outfit.

Wardrobe Quarry

Anonymous said...

You look adorable. (: I love the silhouette of this outfit, kinda reminds me of Minnie Mouse.

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Leeds said...

such a beautiful place!


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at this volume

Karen said...

Seems like such a special place! Have to go there sooooon.

Sienna Rose said...

I love your cute girly outfits.
They really suit your soft image. :)
Btw, I absolutely love your hair too!

Love from England
Sienna xx

said...

Wow. I think I need to visit Iceland now (one can dream).

Laura said...

Love this outfit, those shoes are the best! Have the best time in Iceland - it looks so pretty!

xoxo,
laura
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