|Vík's famous basalt rock formations, Reynisdrangar|
|A glimpse of Mýrdalsjökull|
It is also exceedingly vulnerable to a sudden cataclysmic glacial flood from volcanic activity. This, of course, can be said of many communities along the south coast...
|Our chalet at the Hotel Edda Vík|
As is the case with many birds, they are actually kind of disagreeable close up during breeding season. And fulmars are notorious for their disgusting, yet very effective, defensive strategy: "oiling."
Although the chicks can have their moments of sweet repose.
And then there were the Black-tailed Godwits visible in the meadow between our chalet and the beach.