I have arrived in Iceland! For the next five weeks I will be at an art residency (Hafnarborg) south of Reykjavik where I'll be working on getting more footage and working on the stop-motion sections of Cold Shores.

I've been in the country only two hours and have already learned an important lesson. If you're taking the bus from the airport, get your bags and go. Do not go to the duty-free shop, do not get a coffee. Even though the bus ticket has no printed departure time, it doesn't mean that there's more than one bus. They leave within 40 minutes of your plane landing. So after collecting my baggage, getting some cash, and waiting in a very long line for coffee, I missed the bus. The next one leaves in three hours. Oops. So my Iceland adventure is starting out more with a whimper than with a bang, but sometimes that's how it goes.

On a more positive note, the sun will be rising at 11:00am local time, which is when I'll be taking the bus--- I think I'll have a nice view of the countryside and my new temporary home.