Tag Archives: Animals

Deep Blue

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo in Dubai Mall, Dubai, UAE.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo webpage

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Dubai World Records: Dubai Mall

The Waterfall

Waterfall and ducks

The souk

North-West Iceland

Along Ring Road in Northwestern Region (Norðurland; biggest town: Sauðárkrókur) and in Western Region (Vesturland; biggest town: Akranes, capital: Borgarnes) in the north-west part of Iceland.

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Northern Iceland

Magic place: Glymur Waterfall

Iceland on 40thousandkm

Mývatn lake and Hverfjall volcano

Mývatn and Hverfjall are located in volcanism area on the crossroad of Ring Road and Diamond Circle route in Northeastern Region of Iceland. Mývatn is a shallow lake, formed by a basaltic lava eruption in 300 BC, protected as a nature reserve (Mývatn-Laxá Nature Conservation Area) – together with River Laxá and surrounding wetland (Ramsar List wetland). The name Mývatn means in Icelandic: the Lake of Midges. Hverfjall (Hverfell) a volcano, erupted in 2500 BC, with crater diameter: approx. 1 km, near Mývatn lake.

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Námafjall and Hverir

Iceland on 40thousandkm


Hof – a cluster of farms, between the ocean and the glacier, in the municipality of Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, on the Ring Road in the Eastern Region (Eastfjords) in Iceland.

Hofskirkja – a turf church from 1884, serves as a parish church, maintained by National Museum of Iceland. It is one of six still standing churches of this type. It was built by carpenter Páll Pálsson and well known blacksmith Þorsteinn Gissurarson (called “Tool”).

Iceland on 40thousandkm