Iceland, Starrastaðir- September 11th 2017: Mother and Son, Sara Reykdal and Úlfar Hörður Sveinsson, take inventory on the sheep that they rounded up for the winter at their farm, Starrastaðir. This is for a travel story on Iceland's sheep roundup.
Iceland, Maelifellsrétt - September 10th 2017: Kristin Snæland's daughter, Alma Karen Snæland, 15, has attended sheep round-ups since she was four years old. Though, she’s not much into the sorting now, her parents wanted her to experience it because it is part of Icelandic tradition, and she does still enjoy the festivities. This is for a travel story on Iceland Sheep Roundups.
Iceland, Valley of Mælifellsdalur -September 8th 2017: The round-ups involve many, many hours on horseback in the high country, so those traveling together decide when it’s time to take a break. Here, Guðmundur Óskar Guðmundsson of Akureyri, catches a quick nap, while two local children pick berries.
Northern Iceland - September 11th 2017: A young local girl waits with her horses before the start of the round-up. Icelandic horses are the backbone and emblem of many northern Icelandic communities. This is for a travel story on Iceland's sheep roundup.
Iceland, Mælifellsrétt - September 10th 2017: Once the sheep are rounded up from the high country, they are packed into the center of the rétt for sorting by the farmers. Tags on the sheeps’ ear identify which farm they belong to. This is for a travel story on Iceland's sheep roundup.
Iceland , Lake Myvátn - September 2017: September 1 is the official start of winter in Iceland, and the time when the Northern Lights start to appear. Here, a spectacular aurora shines over Lake Myvátn in northern Iceland. This is for a travel story on Iceland Sheep Roundups.
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