The beams of light danced across those acres that surrounded us. A quiet lull swept through the landscape and for those six days and five nights we were residing in peace. Freshly cleaned laundry hung through the wind-swept planes and a sense of calm washed over us. Life was slower on that little ranch and we welcomed the relaxed pace.

The neighbors that greeted us were not of the human frame, but rather friendly, free roaming horses. The mountains stretched in the backdrop, birds chirped, gates were open and closed and we were truly at peace.

So what is a weekend retreat if none other than a place to walk barefoot in the grass, witness super moons hover over cascading waterfalls and fall asleep in the glow of the setting sun?

House Specifics: Located in Southern Iceland not far from the Seljalandsfoss and near Eyjafjallajökull. For details on the house rental, we found this charming listing through http://www.vbro.com/

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