Yesterday, my class hiked Hengill, the large volcano near Reykjavík that supplies Iceland with over a thousand megawatts of thermal and electrical energy. It was a long but gorgeous journey across terrain that quite frankly looked like it belonged to another world.
There was a lot of marching up hills, and climbing back down them. No, my knees aren’t what they used to be, and yes, I took a tumble at one point that left a deep and nasty gash in my right shin — but wow, did I have a good time. Here are some photos: