Reykjavik, Iceland 
Lots of pretty flowers along the way.
Lots of pretty flowers along the way.

They called these
They called these "cotton grass" and they were very much like cotton. Tough, stringy, not at all like the dandylion seeds we have see too many of at home...

Our vehicle for cruising around on the glacier, including huge tires, air suspension, and four wheel drive.
Our vehicle for cruising around on the glacier, including huge tires, air suspension, and four wheel drive.

We were a good mile onto the glacier at this point.  Yeah, it was a little cool.
We were a good mile onto the glacier at this point. Yeah, it was a little cool.

Julie was ready for the cold.  After all, it WAS a glacier...
Julie was ready for the cold. After all, it WAS a glacier...

Small volcanic rock on the glacier.  I still have it as a nice souvenir.  Our guide told us the rocks landed on the glacier from nearby volcanic eruptions, and might have been on the glacier for tens of thousands of years...
Small volcanic rock on the glacier. I still have it as a nice souvenir. Our guide told us the rocks landed on the glacier from nearby volcanic eruptions, and might have been on the glacier for tens of thousands of years...

Once of many blue water pools on the glacier.  We needed to stay AWAY from those!
Once of many blue water pools on the glacier. We needed to stay AWAY from those!

Our lunch was at a small cabin, nicely heated, just off the glacier.
Our lunch was at a small cabin, nicely heated, just off the glacier.

Map showing where we were at the edge of the Langjökull Glacier, the second largest in Iceland.
Map showing where we were at the edge of the Langjökull Glacier, the second largest in Iceland.

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