Iceland and Spain

My summer through Europe by Sevine Clarey  (NAA's Social Media Intern)

Iceland - June 22nd to July 7th

Reykjavik, Iceland-“The Sun Voyager” overlooking the sea. Sun Voyager is an ode to the sun: the promise of undiscovered territory, a dream of hope, progress and freedom.

Reykjavik, Iceland-“The Sun Voyager” overlooking the sea. Sun Voyager is an ode to the sun: the promise of undiscovered territory, a dream of hope, progress and freedom.

Reykjavik, Iceland- Typical Icelandic houses in the city center

Reykjavik, Iceland- Typical Icelandic houses in the city center

Reykir, Iceland- Music festival overlooking Drangey Island. Icelanders in their typical wool sweaters, usually knit by their grandmothers.  This is the darkest it ever gets in the summer.

Reykir, Iceland- Music festival overlooking Drangey Island. Icelanders in their typical wool sweaters, usually knit by their grandmothers. 

This is the darkest it ever gets in the summer.

Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland- Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum where we tried fermented shark...tastes like very rotten cheese.  Shark meat hanging for fermentation

Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland- Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum where we tried fermented shark...tastes like very rotten cheese. 

Shark meat hanging for fermentation

Seljavallalaug, Iceland- Due to its geothermal activity, Iceland is teeming wit natural hot springs and geysers.  We hiked to a hidden natural hot spring located at the base of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. It is free to anyone who can find it.

Seljavallalaug, Iceland- Due to its geothermal activity, Iceland is teeming wit natural hot springs and geysers. 

We hiked to a hidden natural hot spring located at the base of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. It is free to anyone who can find it.

Vik, Iceland- The beautiful volcanic, black-sanded beaches of the southern coast. 

Vik, Iceland- The beautiful volcanic, black-sanded beaches of the southern coast. 

Þórsmörk National Park, Iceland- A glacier lake at the end of a long day hike to two newly formed volcanos. 

Þórsmörk National Park, Iceland- A glacier lake at the end of a long day hike to two newly formed volcanos. 

Spain-August 16th to 30th 

Nerja, Spain- Spent two weeks in this little Andalusian city as part of a Spanish immersion program.

Nerja, Spain- Spent two weeks in this little Andalusian city as part of a Spanish immersion program.

Malaga, Spain- Visiting the Alcazaba during the annual Malaga Feria 

Malaga, Spain- Visiting the Alcazaba during the annual Malaga Feria 

Granada, Spain- What you can see of the Alhambra for free

Granada, Spain- What you can see of the Alhambra for free

Granada, Spain- The Alhambra seen from the gipsy caves at sunset.

Granada, Spain- The Alhambra seen from the gipsy caves at sunset.

Frigiliana, Spain- Cultural festival with everything from tapas to handmade incense to street bellydancing.

Frigiliana, Spain- Cultural festival with everything from tapas to handmade incense to street bellydancing.