Iceland has long been on my list of Places I Really Really Want to Visit. This video makes me want to go there even more.
[You may need to refresh this page to get the video to load.] The video was the Grand Prize winner in the X Prize Foundation's video contest "Why Do You Explore?", and it won videographer Joe Capra a $10,000 National Geographic Expedition of his choosing. Wow. And Iceland! What a place! The chance to see something like this
, or an active volcano
)... and then there's this video promoting Icelandic tourism
, which is totally adorable. Of course, this picture
does mitigate things somewhat. We live on an amazing world, and there's still so much of it left to see.