Systrafoss – Suðurland, Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, Iceland

The 260-foot waterfall Systrafoss is located just past the ring road in the village Kirkjubæjarklaustur. Systrafoss is fed by a small lake called Systravatn. In summertime, melted snow feeds the lake creating this waterfall. Systrafoss means sister falls and is named after a monastery that was located in Kirkjubæjarklaustur in the medieval time.

Iceland Road Trip Itinerary – June 19, 2007 to July 10, 2007

This trip covers the Iceland portion of a month-long Summer trip that also included a brief stopover in Western New York as well as New York City (with Julie’s cousin) after the Iceland part of the trip. I’m including the New York City part of the trip…

“Jökuls and Sandurs” (Southern Iceland – June 2, 2007 to June 4, 2007)

By this time, passengers from both buses were watching like paying spectators. Our driver tried to help the other driver, who was a strikingly-dressed Madonna-lookalike female driver…