Iceland, May/June 2003: See details of this journey and an account of the May 31 solar eclipse. Click on links to open photo pages.
The Church of Iceland's facility at Skálholt. Day 1 - "You Must Be O'Neil" Some type of plover near Skálholt. (If I don't know what something is, I call it a plover.) Day 2 - The Golden Circle
Oystercatcher, Iceland 2003. Day 3 - Standing in a Rainbow Icelandic horses graze beneath a glacier. Day 4 - Where is Everybody?
Icelandic tot playing in a beached boat in Djúpivogur. Day 5 - Up the Mountain Oh, so that's a Red-necked Phalarope. Day 6 - Singing in the Church
An Artic Tern on a fencepost near Myvatn, Iceland, 2003 Day 7 - Scenic Overload. Arctic tern buzzes around the town park in Ólafsfjörđur. Day 8 - Hot Tub
Lighthouse at the entrance to Eyjafjörđur fjord, Iceland, 2003. Day 9 - Circle of Ice The peak of the annular eclipse at 4:04 a.m., May 31, 2003, Iceland. Exposure 2 seconds at f/8. Day 10 - Ring of Fire
Viking ship sculpture in Reykjavik, Iceland, 2003. Day 11 - Walking Reykjavik A typical Icelandic church. Day 12 - The Tourist
Here's my portable solar observatory, Canon 1D camera, 100-400 lens with 1.4x extender, solar filter rubber-banded to the front of the lens. Also note the hand-held solar filter sticking out of camera bag. Never look at the sun without protection! Wrapup

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