Iceland and Spain September 25, 2015 by Sevine Clarey 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- 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. 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. 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. Spain-August 16th to 30th 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 Granada, Spain- What you can see of the Alhambra for free 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.