Abandoned Iceland #2: Grundarfjörður

Photo by
Art Bicnick

We journeyed to Grundarfjörður in the time of COVID-19 and instead of tourists, all we found was a lot of wind, rain and of course, Kirkjufelll, one of West Iceland’s most famous mountains. We had a conversation with a local we met on the mountainside who is hoping to get married on June 20th if the gathering ban has been relaxed. We also drove as close as we could to arguably the nicest prison in Europe, Kvíabryggja. The prisoners can roam around the grounds relatively freely as long as they remain within the restricted area and they have a spectacular view of Kirkjufell. It could be worse!

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