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Mermaid mural on the side of a building in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland.

Mermaid mural on the side of a building in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland.

Child feeding birds in front of Reykjavik’s city hall.

Child feeding birds in front of Reykjavik’s city hall.

Looking up at Hallgrimskirkja, outside and inside view. Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Looking out over Thingvellir National Park, home to Iceland’s first parliament, founded in 930AD. Thingvellir is located directly in the rift valley between the Eurasian and North American continental plates, which are slowly drifting apart.

Looking out over Thingvellir National Park, home to Iceland’s first parliament, founded in 930AD. Thingvellir is located directly in the rift valley between the Eurasian and North American continental plates, which are slowly drifting apart.

Strokkur geyser going off in Geysir Park in Iceland.
The Great Geysir, now dormant, was the first geyser to be described in print, and is where the English word derives from.

Strokkur geyser going off in Geysir Park in Iceland.

The Great Geysir, now dormant, was the first geyser to be described in print, and is where the English word derives from.

View of the lower falls at Gull Foss, Iceland.

View of the lower falls at Gull Foss, Iceland.

Gull Foss (Gold Falls), Iceland.

Gull Foss (Gold Falls), Iceland.

Hallgrimskirkja (Hallgrim’s Church) and statue of Leif Erikson, Reykjavik, Iceland.
The church is made almost entirely out of concrete, one of the most common Icelandic building materials. The pillars are meant to look like columnar basalt, a feature that forms when flows of lava cool and crack.

Hallgrimskirkja (Hallgrim’s Church) and statue of Leif Erikson, Reykjavik, Iceland.

The church is made almost entirely out of concrete, one of the most common Icelandic building materials. The pillars are meant to look like columnar basalt, a feature that forms when flows of lava cool and crack.

Swimming in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland.

Swimming in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland.

View of the Prime Minister’s residence, Iceland.

View of the Prime Minister’s residence, Iceland.

On the lake in Windermere, BC.

On the lake in Windermere, BC.

On the lake in Windermere, BC.

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On the chairlift to the summit, Invermere, BC.

On the chairlift to the summit, Invermere, BC.

View of the mountains from the slopes of Panorama resort in Invermere, BC.

View of the mountains from the slopes of Panorama resort in Invermere, BC.