ICELAND

A year ago today I married my husband, Raul.

And, if I am being honest, it’s been… normal.

We lived with my parents, and both worked Jobs that were less than desirable. Then, Raul got a better job, we argued, we laughed, we got an apartment, I went full time with photography, and we got a dog.

And, just like Iceland, its not all “insta-worthy.”

In Iceland we saw beautiful sites, stayed at an airbnb right in the heart of the city, couldn’t afford eating out so we cooked everyday, swam in a hot spring, walked for miles to see a crashed plane (underwhelming), walked on a black sand beach, got scammed by a car company, and had our breath taken away by the northern lights (overwhelming).

Unimaginable highs intermingled with unforgettable lows.

I will say that a lot of parts of Iceland and this last year were really hard, but I would not change who was with me through them all.

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Okay, so enough of that!

Please enjoy these photos… and bits of commentary in-between.

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Don’t worry, it’s the door on the right!

We learned quickly the food was stupid expensive. $18 for a bowl or soup. Soup! Luckily we were walking distance from a grocery store (:

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After shopping we explored the city.

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Coffee time! Not going to lie, we were totally acting like children with the sugar cubes! We might have taken a few. Raul is so tired. Also shameless ring photo.

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First venture out we didn’t go far. Stoped by this small town because it was getting dark. We now call it the town of Goodney because of a girl we met who worked at the ice-cream shop. We never actually looked up name of the town so we named it after her. (: There were some horses we wanted to pet and she let us know that was okay. We also learned people in Iceland don’t have guns. lol.

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Now that we were settled and a bit more comfortable it was off to see Iceland!

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We drove about 10mins away from this spot and it was like we were in a different place. It went from sunshine and 70 to rainy and 60.

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Back to the city for more coffee! This time with chocolate!

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Not too far from Reykjavik when we kept driving by what looked like a park so we decided to check it out. We found out that it was a fault line that created falls.

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More coffee!

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Last coffees in Iceland!

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LIGHTS!!!

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Well, that’s our trip. Hope you enjoyed the photos!

Sorry it took a year! <3