West Marin Review, Volume 7

My work is in the West Marin Review, volume 7,  an award winning publication that took first place in Literary Journals/Periodicals in the 2015 New York Book Show.   Please join us to celebrate its publication on Sunday, October 30th, 3 -5 pm at Point Reyes Community Presbyterian Church. It  can be purchased online at www.westmarinreview.org or at Pt. Reyes Books.

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Gullkistan and the Residents

Four years later

returning back to Gullkistan in Laugarvatn,

a new location and accommodations

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Eight residents this time:  some here longer than others

with the stay group of four:

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I have savored my time here.

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To the Westfjords

An unexpected and wonderful trip with Aegir and Linda to the Westfjords,
a rugged, desolate & remote, sparsely populated region of Iceland where
fewer tourists venture. Some highlights below:

Westfjords; our itinerary
Westfjords; our itinerary
Linda on ferry
Linda on ferry
western most point in Europe
western most point in Europe
Latrabjarg Cliffs
Latrabjarg Cliffs
Raudasandur Beach
Raudasandur Beach
Black church
Black church
driftwood
driftwood
Kleifakallinn - varda like sculpture who guards travelers
Kleifakallinn - varda like sculpture who guards travelers
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vardans
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varda 2
hermit's view
hermit's view
cod heads for the fish soup market in Nigeria
cod heads for the fish soup market in Nigeria
seal by ocean's edge
seal by ocean's edge
camper by glacier
camper by glacier
westfjords view
westfjords view

Fall er fararheill to the Westfjords

There is an Icelandic saying "fall er fararheill" which means if something bad happens at the beginning of the trip, the rest will be great. This was our experience setting out for our unexpected adventure to the Westfjords. The rented SUV tire exploded minutes up the road from Gullkistan in Laugarvatn (where the residency is).