Idyll

The beautiful woods of Öskjuhlíð, just a short walk from downtown Reykjavik, are a soothing sight in springtime as sunlight filters through the firs to pool at mossy rocks and hollows. No bunnies were spotted on this trip but they're there in the hundreds, and if you're still and calm for long enough they will appear, as if from nowhere.

Read the latest copy of Vanity Fair, the Green Issue, and especially Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s manifesto with his insights into Iceland. Though maybe a bit optimistic about our independence from foreign energy sources (gas and oil are imported and we'd be crippled without them) the concept of local innovation, which is, I think, his point, is very valid. Be sure to also read this article for a solid cue as to how Iceland can fully live up to the eco-mythos surrounding it while simultaneously maintaining its new role as a global market player.

Turf houses, anyone?

7 comments:

Professor Batty said...

... that is one of my favorite places in Reykjavík, forest, shore, lava, and Perlan- all within a few kilometers.

DanGomez said...

I hear in the news, people in iceland are mad because of the gas prices. I saw a video of police and riots.

It's expensive here too, although it's getting a bit better. I'm a bit optimistic though.

Smaragden said...

Is that Iceland? Looks like a swedish dunge.

veer singh said...

One of the most beautiful place on the earth. i really like to stay here with Used Trailers and Sarasota Real Estate but it is too costly for me

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What!! a white beauty here is . any one who will see it , they all would like to go for it

Hank Freid said...

This is really a nice place to visit. But we have a big budget to travel there, because it is expensive as well

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