"Community centers are like Icelanders. They are multitasks," says Huldar. This one was a theater, a town council and a sports hall in one. “To do the Ring” is an Icelandic expression that genera
lly refers to travels on Route 1, the highway that encircles the country. To travel this road is something that most Icelanders do at some point in their lives. A lot of journeys on the Ring Road have ended in divorce, but as a result of others babies have been born. And there is no guarantee that you’ll learn more about Iceland along the way. I did the Ring in May 2010, driving a green Opel Astra Stationwagon, 1994 model. I was back to square one ten days and 1450 kilometers later. Selfoss, Iceland. 2010.
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