Sunrise on the Pacific ocean
Morning sunlight hitting a tidal pool and log. Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park near Tofino, British Columbia, Canada.
Abstract view of the National Gallery of Canada building in Ottawa Ontario, Canada.
Wellington street overpass over the Rideau canal
Architectural details of the overpass that spans the Rideau canal in downtown Ottawa Ontario, near the Parliament of Canada.
Tree overlooking Pink Lake
Tree with new bright green leaves overlooking Pink Lake in Gatineau Park, Quebec in late spring.
Reflection of the Confederation Building captured in the tiled windows of a nearby glass tower in Ottawa Ontario Canada.
Architectural detail of the Sea Mosque in Old Jaffa Israel
Rocks at the foot of High Falls, near Chateaugay New York, USA.
The Black Church at Budir
Side view of the small black church of Budir, on the south coast of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in western Iceland.
View of Stykkishólmur
Detail view of the town of Stykkishólmur on the northern edge of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland. It is on the Breiðafjörður fjord, and is connected to the Westfjords by ferry.
Door to Akureyrarkirkja
The front door of the Akureyrarkirkja ("The Church of Akureyri"). This is a Lutheran church in the town of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Located in the centre of the city, it was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, and completed in 1940.
Akureyrarkirkja ("The Church of Akureyri") is a Lutheran church in the town of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Located in the centre of the city, it was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, and completed in 1940.
Mural in Akureyri
A mural portrait of a young girl by artist Guido van Helten adorns the side of a building in the city center of Akureyri, northeastern Iceland.
Viking sculpture in Stokknes
A log sculpture stands on a mound near the road to the Viking Village in Stokknes Iceland, near the famous Versturhorn mountain.
The corner of a buiding in Reykjavik provides an example of classic Icelandic architecture.
Detail of a tombstone
Moss grows on the inlaid medallion of a tombstone in the Hólavallagarður cemetery in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.
Geysir geyser in Iceland
Geysir (also known as The Great Geysir), is a geyser in southwestern Iceland, in an area known as the Golden Circle. The English word "geyser" derives from Geysir. Geysir is in the Haukadalur valley and about 50 metres north of the popular tourist attraction Strokkur geyser.
Inside view of a small church near the site of the first Icelandic parliament in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland.
A small church near the site of the first Icelandic parliament in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland.
Lighthouse near Reykjavik
The lighthouse on Grotta Island, near Iceland's capital Reykjavik, backlit by the midnight sun setting over the North Atlantic.
Beach where the Turkish pirates landed on Heimeaey in 1627
The beach where the Turkish Abductions (Icelandic: Tyrkjaránið) started. These were a series of slave raids that took place in Iceland between June 20 – July 19, 1627.
Town of Heimaey
The town of Heimaey rests at the foot of a mountain in the Westman islands, located off the south coast of Iceland.
Self-portrait standing on an iceberg on the Black Sand Beach of Jokulsarlon in south Iceland.
Zodiac on the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in Iceland
Tour company employee driving a Zodiac boat on the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon. Employees search for dangerous icebergs (mostly hidden underwater) in the path of the larger vessels filled with paying customers.
Traditional sod house in Möðrudalur
Traditional Icelandic sod house near a small church at the Fjalladýrð tourist service in Möðrudalur, north Iceland.
According to local myth, it is said that upon returning from the Icelandic parliament in the year 1000, the local lawspeaker Thorgeir Ljosvetningagodi Thorkelsson threw his statues of Norse gods into the Godafoss waterfall thereby making Christianity the official religion of Iceland.
Lava field in front of Snæfellsjökull
Boulders in a lava field in front of the Snæfellsjökull volcano - famous for it's role in Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" - located on the Snaefellsnes peninsula in southwestern Iceland.
Road and waterfall near Útnesvegur
Farm houses by a winding road that crosses the hills and mountains of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in southwest Iceland.
Small church on Snæfellsnesvegur
A tiny church isolated in the countryside of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in western Iceland.
Architectural detail in Reykjavik
View of cement walls and staircase and a wooden door on a building in Rejkavik Iceland.
Elevated pathway over a pond leading to the City hall in Reykjavik Iceland.
Details of Bauhaus architecture in Tel Aviv
Detailed close-up shot of an apartment building in Tel Aviv's White City neighborhood, recognized as an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site for it's Bauhaus architecture.
Fresh snowfall on a tree
Dark branches covered in fresh snow create a dramatic abstract pattern on a tree on Rigaud mountain in Quebec, Canada.
Eroded rock in the Jordanian desert
Eroded rock formation along the trail that leads to the Monastery at the back end of the Petra archeological park in Petra Jordan.
Tourist and guide on the rear trail to the Monastery in Petra
Tourist and guide hiking the trail leading to the Monastery in Petra, Jordan. This is the little known rear trail that avoids the hundreds of steps from the valley floor to the monument when approached from the front.
Tree at the foot of a cliff in Petra Jordan
Tree growing along the edge of the trail that leads to the Monastery, one of the two most famous monuments in Petra Jordan. This trail reaches around the back end of the Petra Archeological Park. It has much fewer visitors and avoids the hundreds of steps leading to the Monastery when approached from the front.
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