The Blue Lagoon is one of the strangest most surreal experiences you can ever have.
When I was there a few days ago and took this picture, the temperature was 2 degrees C, the rain was lashing down, the winds were howling across the waters which were of the brightest blue hue you can imagine.
It was magnificent. I first went to the Blue Lagoon back in 2001 and I never thought I would get the chance to go back there. A fortunate turn of life events however meant that this year I would.
The whole experience was even better this time for several reasons.
Firstly I got to visit with my other half. He is a great person to travel with. He is someone with boundless enthusiasm for everything and who wants to see and make the most of every possible opportunity.
Secondly I got to visit with some really good friends. Friends I only get to see a handful of times a year, whose company always lifts my spirits and reminds me of how blessed I am in life.
Finally I got to enjoy what I missed out on last time. Last time I didn’t appreciate where I was, or how fortunate I was to be there due to reasons that at that time meant a lot to me. I’m glad to say those reasons aren’t there now, and I truly got to appreciate how lucky I am to be somewhere so beautiful with the people I care about.