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Old telephone pole near Grótta

Grótta is a spit of land in Seltjarnarnes, a neighboring town of Reykjavík, which turns into an island at high tide. During low tide one can reach Grótta on foot and stay there for approximately six hours before the isthmus is flooded.

Pathway to the Pearl

Perlan (The Pearl) is a landmark building in Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. It is 25.7 metres (84.3 ft) high. It was originally designed by Ingimundur Sveinsson. Perlan is situated on the hill Öskjuhlíð where there had been hot water storage tanks for decades. In 1991 the tanks were updated and a hemispherical structure placed on top.

Abandoned boat

The colorful Old Harbor in Reykjavik, Iceland was built between the years 1913 and 1917. Apart from it being a beautiful place to walk with stunning views across the bay to Mount Esja, the Old Harbor area is where the majority of marine activities in Reykjavik, such as whale watching and puffin tours are concentrated.

Sauðárkrókur

My hometown Sauðárkrókur.

Sauðárkrókur is a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður.

Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of 2.572. It is the centre for commerce and services in the district, and an important link in Iceland’s food production. The population of Sauðárkrókur has grown steadily in recent years, and its economy is relatively diverse. Economic mainstays are fisheries, dairy production, light industry and broad-based services such as computer and engineering operations, financials, consulting, design and printing.
The natural hot pool located 15 km (9.3 mi) north of Sauðárkrókur is mentioned in the Grettis saga.

Ocean View / Sauðárkrókur

My hometown Sauðárkrókur as seen from sea.
Shot while sailing home from a week long fishing trip.

Sauðárkrókur is a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður.

Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of 2.572. It is the centre for commerce and services in the district, and an important link in Iceland’s food production. The population of Sauðárkrókur has grown steadily in recent years, and its economy is relatively diverse. Economic mainstays are fisheries, dairy production, light industry and broad-based services such as computer and engineering operations, financials, consulting, design and printing.
The natural hot pool located 15 km (9.3 mi) north of Sauðárkrókur is mentioned in the Grettis saga.