From the mountains to the sea.

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Crampons 

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We followed our glacier guide like ducklings – single file on ice, over flowing melt waters and past dirt cones.  Our crampons, like our focus, clung intently to the ice. Photos by Bjarni… Continue reading

What’s in a seven-hour hike?

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Extension. Contraction. Seas of summer color. Rocky river beds long abandoned by shifting glacial whims. Flower power. Birch fields that mean summer to Icelandic children. Bridges over rushing waters. Trail tunnels. Basalt columns.… Continue reading

Serendipity 

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Whenever these adventurers have a chance for free exploration, amazing things happen…. Here our inquisitive rock scramblers call to the lunching crew to see their waterfall discovery. Following the fearless Cooke lead, students… Continue reading

Alcalá de Guadaíra

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Today was another busy today of exploring and new experiences. We spent the day at a small town close by called Alcalà de Guadaíra. A few of the host families live in this… Continue reading