World Travel Tales

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This site is a collection of photos I've taken during my travels and the stories that go along with them. If you've got lots of screen real estate, you can click the images to see a larger version.

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Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Waterfall Between Continents

Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

At Þingvellir National Park, Öxaráfoss pours into the gap between the western side of the Eurasian and eastern side of the North American tectonic plates.

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Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Church at Thingvellir

Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Little church at Þingvellir proudly flying the Icelandic flag on a windy day.

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Western Region, Iceland

Hraunfossar Waterfall

Western Region, Iceland

Hraunfossar was one of my favourite waterfalls because of the unique nature of the falls. Water flows through the porous lava rock for 900 metres from the Hallmundarhraun lava field to arrive at the banks of the Hvítá river. For hundreds of metres along the riverbank it simply pours out of what appears to be solid rock.

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Northern Region, Iceland

Kolugljúfur Waterfall

Northern Region, Iceland

This pretty little waterfall is on the Víðidalsá river near Kolugil Farm. It's visible from the highway bridge where the calm waters of the valley plunge into a rugged canyon right below your feet.

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Þingeyrar, near Blönduós, Iceland

Þingeyrakirkja Church & Cemetary

Þingeyrar, near Blönduós, Iceland

The current Þingeyrar Church was built in 1877 from stones quarried in Nesbjörgkliffen. The stones were placed on a sled and dragged from the quarry across a frozen lake to arrive at the building site over 8 kilometres away.

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Þingeyrar, near Blönduós, Iceland

Þingeyrakirkja Stone Archway

Þingeyrar, near Blönduós, Iceland

The beautiful stone archway over a cobblestone path leading to the front entrance of the church.

...more from Iceland.