During my 40th birthday trip to Iceland in January, my husband and I thought it would be fun to see the country in the way we most enjoying traveling: by renting a car and wandering. One of our favorite places we visited was beautiful Vik, Iceland's southernmost village.
One of the things we most enjoyed about our time in Iceland was the fact that during the winter days, the sun goes down around 6:00 p.m., but it does so very slowly, making for a long and dramatic sunset each day. The landscape itself was as dramatic as the sunsets, and when the two combined it was breathtaking. These mounds, between Vik and Selfoss, perfectly showed off the four colors I came to associate most with Iceland: black, white, pink and baby blue.
There's very little I've seen in my travels that's more serene and beautiful than an Icelandic sunset!