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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.