While I was traveling throughout Iceland last year, there were many songs playing on the car radio, and many of them trigger certain memories, and mental images. Whenever I hear Yellow Light by Of Monsters and Men, my mind drifts to The dreamy midnight sun and how it danced around the dramatic landscape of the Northwestern Fjords. There is something magical about the instrumental portion of that song that puts my memories of Iceland into a dreamlike state. This particular photo was taken near Patreksfjörður in the late evening. This was the lowest the sun would get in the sky for the entirety of the trip, it was surreal.
I don’t really know the story behind the ship that is beached along the fjord, but it bears the marking “BA 64”. As I explored the perimeter of the ship, I imagined an intense storm in which Icelandic fishermen battled the tumultuous seas through thick fog, which landed them in this predicament.