The Pursuit of Simplicity
Our lives have changed drastically in the last month. The human need to explore and wander has been stripped from us as a means for our protection. I understand the need to be careful - to be practical. But my heart aches for the journeys I intended to take, and I can't help but count the days.
Surviving Iceland in the Winter
I awoke to a dark sky. I craned my neck to see out the window next to my bunk only to find the sun was still tucked behind the snowcapped mountains. I rubbed my swollen eyes in awe. Where I am? I thought. But then I remembered where I had landed just that morning at 5:00AM… Iceland. I was in Reykjavik, Iceland.