Midnight Light (PS)


Páll Stefánsson's picture

Leaving Iceland, at the height of the summer, as I did last weekend, should be banned.

The night before I left, I was photographing Goðafoss waterfall. The soft light of the midnight sun kissing the land. So beautiful.

And back in the car, I felt strange, like I was getting sick, freezing in my wet shorts, and flip flops.

And I understood why, when I started the car and saw the temperature was negative 0.5° C (31° F).

The next night, a dark, but warm one in Germany (25°C / 77°F), I missed the fresh air, but most of all the midnight light.

No, midsummer is NOT the time to leave Iceland.

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