Deildartunguhver Geothermal Area, Iceland

It is hard to miss the plumes of steam as they rise off the scalding hot waters of Deildartunguhver Geothermal pools. This is the most powerful hot springs in all of Europe. The access road is gravel and I drive slowly not wanting to kick up any lava rocks. "Oh, look at that," Mary says,... Continue Reading →

Red Bay, NFLD- UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Red Bay Basque whaling station, established by Basque Mariners in the 16th century, provides the earliest, most complete and best-preserved testimony of the European whaling traditions. It became a major source of whale oil, which was shipped to Europe, where it was used for lighting. The site includes remains of rendering ovens, cooperages, wharves,... Continue Reading →

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