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Iceland Ring Road, 2019

Iceland classic

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Kirkjufell (Church) mountain and waterfall
Waterfalls
Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Icelandic shoreline

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Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Monoliths

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Dyrholaey promontory, Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Monoliths

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Dyrholaey promontory, Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Elephant rock

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Elephants
Pareidolia
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Arriving on the ferry

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Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Bob's colorful elocution

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Rainbows
Bob
Stuðlagil Canyon
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Geothermal activity

Fumarole, please

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Gunnuhver geothermal area
Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Fuma rock and roll, please

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Gunnuhver geothermal area
Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Námafjall aka Hverir - near Lake Mývatn

Mudpot

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Námafjall geologically active region
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Mudpot

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Námafjall geologically active region
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Steamazzi

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Námafjall geologically active region
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Geothermal hand warmer

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Námafjall geologically active region
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Steamy ravine

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Námafjall geologically active region
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Geyser

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Strokkur Geyser
Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Geyser

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Strokkur Geyser
Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Geyser spectated

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Strokkur Geyser
Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Geyser rocks

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Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Boiling waters

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Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Litli

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Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Sculpture at Geysir

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Sculpture
Geysir Geothermal Area
Haukadalur Valley, Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Riperian pastoral

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Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Clear waters

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Silfra Ravine
Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Snorkling at the ravine

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Silfra Ravine
Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Scuba crossing

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Silfra Ravine
Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Levitational

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Bob
Dimmuborgir
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Rear view

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Bob
Golden circle
Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Crater lake

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Volcanoes
Kerið, Grímsnes area, Golden circle
Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Golden circle
Westman Islands
Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Turf roofs

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Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Bob at the turf house

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Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Inside the church

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By the Turf house museum
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Free as a bird - with strings attached

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Bird
Cemetery
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Volcano museum

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Volcano
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Volcano museum

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Volcano museum
Volcano
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Bob at the Volcano museum

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Volcano museum
Volcano
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Volcanic debris

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Volcano museum
Volcano
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Surtsey exhibit

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Volcano museum
Volcano
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Bob atop volcano

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Bob
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Heimaey town

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Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Rock sculpture

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Sculpture
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 5, 2019
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Puffin blind

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Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Wendy at the puffin blind

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Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Columnar basalt

Stuðlagil Canyon

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Columnar basalt
Stuðlagil Canyon
Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Columnar basalt
Stuðlagil Canyon
Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Basaltic island

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Columnar basalt
Stuðlagil Canyon
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Basalt

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Columnar basalt
Stuðlagil Canyon
Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Beached basalt

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Columnar basalt
Reynisfjara beach
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Columnar pose

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Columnar basalt
Reynisfjara beach
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Reynisfjara

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Columnar basalt
Reynisfjara beach
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Columnar exuberance

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Columnar basalt
Reynisfjara beach
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Bob columnated

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Columnar basalt
Reynisfjara beach
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Cave

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Columnar basalt
Reynisfjara beach
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Waterfalls

Black falls

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Svartifoss
Svartifoss waterfall
Columnar basalt
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Gullfoss
Golden circle
Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Gullfoss
Golden circle
Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Gullfoss
Golden circle
Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Gullfoss
Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Bob and Wendy at Gullfoss

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Gullfoss
Golden circle
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Selfie moment

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Gullfoss
Golden circle
Iceland
September 14, 2019
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ND

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Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Behind the falls

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Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Behind the falls

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Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Behind the falls

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Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Iceland
September 6, 2019
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Lotus

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Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Bridge o'er the ridge

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With Wendy
Bridge between continents at the mid-Atlantic ridge - fissure between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates
Reykjanes (= smokey peninsula)
Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Holding up the bridge

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Bridge between continents at the mid-Atlantic ridge - fissure between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates
Reykjanes (= smokey peninsula)
Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Churches

Church

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Near Dyrholaey promontory, Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Húsavík, Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Inside the church

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Churches
Húsavík, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Reykjavík, Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Divine reparation

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Churches
Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Modern church

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Churches
Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Lighthouse

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Lighthouses
Gardur, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Lighthouse

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Lighthouses
Gardur, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Lighthouses, boat and Wendy

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Lighthouses
Gardur, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Lighthouse

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Lighthouses
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Lighthouse, fisherman, bicycle

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Lighthouses
Reykjavík, Iceland
September 15, 2019
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Diamond beach

Diamond on the beach

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Ice
Diamond beach
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Reclining woman in the rain

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Ice
Diamond beach
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Triangular berg

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Ice
Diamond beach
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Bergy beach

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Ice
Diamond beach
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Bergs at bay

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Ice
Jokulsarlan Lagoon
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Small bergs

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Ice
Diamond beach
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Bergs

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Ice
Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Bergs

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Ice
Diamond Beach, Iceland
September 7, 2019
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Wave hitting berg

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Ice
Diamond Beach, Iceland
September 7, 2019
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On the road

S in the river

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Rivdrs
Glaumbær, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Farming fish

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Iceland
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Hay

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These hay bales were ubiquitous - often wrapped in different colored materials.
Iceland
September , 2019
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Húsavík

Húsavík ship

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Húsavík, Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Sylvia

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Húsavík Harbor, Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Bob with whale vert

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Whale
Bob
Fosshotel
Húsavík, Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Art

Rock guy

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Rock art
Húsavík, Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Rock head

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Rock art
Húsavík, Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Rock guy

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Rock art
Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Rock family

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Rock art
Near Kusavik, Iceland
September 16, 2019
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Rock art

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Rock art
Gardur Headlands, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Winged sculpture

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Sculpture
Borgarnes, Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Bird sculpture

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Sculpture
Westman Islands, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Trash bin with angler

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Murals
Heimaey Island in the Westman Island group, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Lore

Be a viking

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Reykjavík, Iceland
September 15, 2019
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Ogre and reindeer

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Reykjavík, Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Bob with elf

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Reykjavík, Iceland
September 14, 2019
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13 Yule lads

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Dimmuborgir
Near Lake Mývatn, Iceland

September 9, 2019
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Signage

Don't throw money in the river (except for bitcoin)

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Þingvellir National Park
Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Merguy

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Bathrooms
Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Mergal

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Bathrooms
Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Frisbee golf

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Frisbee
Hella, Iceland
September 13, 2019
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Vehicles

Oh, now I get it...

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Jaguar
Cars
Stykkisholmur, Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Logo

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Jaguar
Cars
Stykkisholmur, Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Logo

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Jaguar
Cars
Stykkisholmur, Iceland
September 12, 2019
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Cadillac

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Cars
Reykjavik, Iceland
September 14, 2019
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Landeyjahofn

Ferry

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Landeyjahofn, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Ferry

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Landeyjahofn, Iceland
September 4, 2019
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Ferry

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Heimaey Island , Iceland
September 6, 2019
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Ship

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Ship
Iceland
September 10, 2019
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Old ship

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Ship
Gardur, Iceland
September 3, 2019
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Shipwreck

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Shipwreck
Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Harbor reflection

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Stykkisholmur, Iceland
September 15, 2019
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Siglufjürður

Church

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Churches
Siglufjürður, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Herring Era Museum

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Siglufjürður, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Lighthouse

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Lighthouse
Siglufjürður, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Two wooden guys

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Sculpture
Siglufjürður, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Face

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Sculpture
Siglufjürður, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Face

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Sculpture
Siglufjürður, Iceland
September 11, 2019
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Seyðisfjürðar,

Morning reflection

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Rainbow road

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Rainbows
Churches
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Church

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Churches
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Heart &

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Bridge
Locks
Hearts
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 8, 2019
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Locked

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Bridge
Locks
Seyðisfjürðar,f Iceland
September 9, 2019
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50 shades

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Chain on rocks

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Chains
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Striking a pose

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Capturing a pose

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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The foggiest idea

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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How many secrets?

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Water's edge

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Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Sculpture
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Face

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Sculpture
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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School for shmoos

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Mural
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Mural face

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Mural
Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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The Bobs

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Bob
Outskirts of Seyðisfjürðar, Iceland
September 9, 2019
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Some lists

Geothermal areas visited
+ Geyser field - Geysir Geothermal Area - Haukadalur Valley - Strokkur Geyser eruptions
+ Námafjall geologically active region - steam vents and mudpots - en route
+ Gunnuhver geothermal area - steam vents

Volcanoes climbed
+ Eldfell, Heimaey Island
+ Kerið, Crater - Grímsnes area, Golden circle

Museums visited
+ Eldheimar volcano museum, Heimaey Island
+ Sea Life Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary, Heimaey Island
+ Sigurgeir's Bird Museum, Lake Mývatn
+ Glaumbær Turf house museum in North Iceland
+ Herring Era Museum - Siglufjürður, Iceland - outside only

Orders of birds depicted
+ Accipitriformes - white-tailed eagle
+ Anseriformes - whooper swan, graylag goose, mallard
+ Procellariiformes - northern fulmar
+ Charadriiformes - Atlantic puffin, black guillemot, black-headed gull, great black-backed gull, lesser black-backed gull, European golden plover
+ Columbiformes - rock dove
+ Galliformes - rock ptarmigan
+ Passeriformes - redwing, European starling, common raven

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Acknowledgements

With tremendous thanks to Wendy for planning the entire trip!
Wendy also kept meticulous written and photographic records that I have taken liberties to copy.
To Syler and Cynda - for travel and photographic advice
To some of my fellow Iceland sojourners who greatly enhanced the experience, including John and Joan Holland

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