Iceland – They cherish desolation, even seek solitude or never leave the quiet bay where they were once born. It is not that they do not like people, it’s just that they prosper in tranquility and silence. Nevertheless life can be harsh when shops, schools and fish factories are closing down.
Iceland – The raven skims past the young arctic fox who is chewing on a piece of grass. Out of the corner of his eye, he keeps a close watch on the large bird. Suddenly he leaps up and like a young dog heads the raven, who playfully flutters in front of him.
Scotland – As we travel the Scottish Highlands we are surprised to see small houses now and again. Set against the granite background. Who are these people living in seclusion, we wonder? Where do they shop or go out?
Ireland – The ideal community? Would a 108 people scattered over wooden houses on a rock be just right or would it frighten you? With a narrow funnel first covered in tires to prevent the ferry from being damaged and giving you the impression you are entering a mysterious country?