That Time I Drove To Maine | Travel Essays

I’m in a cocoon, nestled in my duvet and a thick blanket. Something stirs, and I open my eyes. I can only see the silhouette of a man. He’s sitting in the driver’s seat of my SUV, hot steam bellowing out of what looks like a stainless steel travel mug. He takes a sip.

Exploring Snæfellsnes National Park and Snæfellsjökull

About 700,000 years ago, the Snæfellsjökull glacier formed in Western Iceland. Massive and towering, Snæfellsjökull has been the focus of many stories and folklore, including Journey to the Center of the Earth. The stories don’t come without merit – the glacier is believed to be one of the earth’s seven energy spots. Various folklores believe that the glacier…