On December 29, my classmate Eduardo and his beautiful bride Kendra were married in a perfectly unplanned ceremony at Þingvellir. Þingvellir is a dramatic rift on one side of the valley sitting on the divide between the European and American continental plates. It’s also the site of the medieval Alþingi, the parliament of the great Icelandic chieftains of old. The day was perfect. It was windless, there was a fresh layer of snow, and the sun was shining (well, more like glowing) the whole time (more pictures from that day here). Kendra and Eduardo were were married by the Sheriff of Selfoss (who happens to be the biggest fan of The Rolling Stones in all of Iceland) on the Lögberg (Lawrock), where the Lawspeaker would recite the laws at every meeting of the Alþingi.