There is a real nice article on the environmental problems that Iceland is facing today in National Geographic this month. Iceland looks fascinating. I may go there someday. By boat would be real cool (no downrite cold).
Between us there was, as I have already said somewhere, the bond of the sea. Besides holding our hearts together through long periods of separation, it had the effect of making us tolerant of each other's yarns -- and even convictions. Heart of Darkness