31 March 2009

New York - Greenwich Village

New York
Greenwich Village
Washington Square
  
In Greenwich Village the Washington Square Arch where many students and
New Yorkers get together.


30 March 2009

New York - Times Square

New York
Times Square

TIMES SQUARE - New York City

29 March 2009

New York - Times Square

New York
BROADWAY - TIMES SQUARE

Times Square with the Marriott Marquis Hotel.
New York

27 March 2009

New York - South Street Seaport

New York
South Street Seaport

New York City - South Street Seaport with the Ambrose lightship built in 1908 on the
East River surrounded by Lower Manhattan skyscrapers

26 March 2009

New York

BROKLYN BRIDGE - MANHATTAN BRIDGE
NEW YORK CITY
 
Brooklyn and Manhattan Bdidges in New York City.

25 March 2009

23 March 2009

Húsavík

Húsavík
  
Blue Whale spotted in the Skjálfandi Bay north of Húsavík. Blue Whales
are the largest mammals on earth weighing from 110 - 190 tons and
measuring about 30 meters. It is believed that about 700 to 1000
of the 4000 estimated existing Blue Whales feed around the Icelandic
shores during summer months.


22 March 2009

Húsavík


From Húsavík. North Icelandic fishing town.
Blick von Húsavík. Fisherdorf in Nordisland.
Vue de Húsavík. Petite ville de peche. Le nord d'Islande.
 
Húsavík
Húsavík, N. Iceland.

20 March 2009

Húsavík

Húsavík

Húsavik - view over town center.

18 March 2009

Akureyri - Iceland

Akureyri

Akureyri. View to the south over town center. Akureyri is situated
on the southwestern shore of the Eyjafjörður fjord, one of the most
beautiful fjords in all of Iceland. Akureyri is known for its agriculture
and is the cultural and commercial center of the north.
In the winter the snow-capped mountains offer some of the best
skiing in the country.
 
Akureyri - Hlíðarfjall mountain in the background.


16 March 2009

Iceland

Greetings from the Icelandic elves
   


15 March 2009

Iceland

Iceland

The junior geyser "Strokkur" erupts approximately every 5-6 minutes with
water and steam reaching heights of about 30 meters.
The area surrounding Strokkur contains many other smaller bubbling hot
springs, as well as the great Geysir.

14 March 2009

Iceland - Í MÝVATNSSVEIT

Í MÝVATNSSVEIT
Greetings from Iceland

Haust í Mývatnssveit. Bjáfjall í baksýn.

13 March 2009

Iceland 1

Iceland
 
Strokkur the junior geyser erupts approximately every 5-6 minites.
The area surrounding Strokkur contains many other smaller bubbling
hot springs as well as the great Geysir.

12 March 2009

Bjarnarflag - Ísland

Bjarnarflag
ÍSLAND

View of the diatomite power plant at Bjarnaflag and the steam gushing
boreholes. The power plant was the first of its kind in Iceland to
harness geothermal heat.

11 March 2009

Phallological Museum - Iceland

FRAMTÍDARHÚSNÆÐI REÐURSTOFUNNAR
- SKRIFSTOFU - OG SAFNAHÚSNÆÐI -

RÍS - HÍR
Reðurstofa Íslands
Hið Íslanzka Reðasafn
The Icelandic Institute of Phallology
The Icelandic Phallological Museum

Future Premises
of the icelandic Phallological Museum

RÍS - HÍR
Reðurstofa Íslands
Hið Íslanzka Reðasafn
The Icelandic Institute of Phallology
The Icelandic Phallological Museum

10 March 2009

Hekla

HEKLA-eruption 1991
     
Heklugosið 1991. Hraunrennsil í suðaustur hlíðum
eldfjallsins, 15. febrúar 1991.

09 March 2009

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a unique geothermal wonder.
The president of Iceland formally opened the new geothermal spa
facilities at the Blue Lagoon on July 15, 1999.
The Blue Lagoon is located only a 15 minite drive from the Leifur
Eríksson international Air Terminal.

08 March 2009

Jarðböðin við Mývatn

Jarðböðin við Mývatn
Iceland
   
Opened in June 2004, the 5000 m2 lagoon in Mývatn is filled with
geothermal water rich in minerals, silica and blue green algae. These
ingredients offer a nourishing and rejuvenating bathing experience.
The steam baths are built over fissures that allows pure and un-
polluted steam to rise directly from its source.
Architect: Halldór Gíslasson, department dean of architect and design,
Iceland Academy of the Arts.

Photo: Þórhallur Birgisson


07 March 2009

Mývatn

Mývatn
   
Lake Mývatn, N. Iceland, has countless faces. This sill-active geo-
thermal and volcanic hotbed is also renowned for its bizarre lava
formations and rich bird life.

Der see Mývatn in Nordisland hat viele Gesichter. Diese aktive geo-
thermale und vulkanische Brutstätte is für seine bizarren Lava-
formationen und als Vogelparadies bekannt.

Le Lac Mývatn au nord-est de l'Islande a mille visages. Cette région
aux activités géothermiques et volcaniques est connue pour ses
étranges formations de lave et un paradis pour les oiseaux.

05 March 2009

Reykjavík

Reykjavík
  
Reykjavík's old city centre - the heart of the capital, dating from when
it was little more than a village.

Die Altstadt von Reykjavík - das Herz der Hauptstadt - war noch im 19.
Jahrhundert nur ein kleines Dorf.

Le centre de Reykjavík - coœur de la capitale - n'était encore qu'un petit
village au 19e siècle.

04 March 2009

Reykjavík - Flugstöð Leits Eiríkssonar

Reykjavík
Flugstöð Leits Eiríkssonar
   
Leifur Eiríksson International Air Terminal

03 March 2009

Reykjavík

Reykjavík
Greeting from Reykjavík
 
Leifur Eiríksson (Leif the Lucky) became the first
European to set foot in America, in the year 1000.
Statue by US sculptor Sterling Calder, outside Hall-
grímskirkja church.

Der Wikinger Leifur Eiríksson kam als erster Europäer
im Jahr 1000 nach Amerika. Die Skulptur des amerika-
nischen Bildhauers Sterling Calder vor der Kirche Hall-
grímskirkja in Reykjavík.

Leifur Eiríksson, dit le Chanceux, fut, en l'an 1000, le
premier européen connu à poser le pied sur le sol de
l'Amérique. Statue, exécutée par le sculpteur américain
Sterling Calder, devant l'entrée de l'église de Hallgrímur
(Hallgrímskirkja), à Reykjavík.


02 March 2009

Reykjavík

Reykjavík
   
Aerial view of Reykjavík looking west to the Snæfellsnes glacier.
Hallgrímskirkja in the foreground.


01 March 2009

Rejkjavik

Rejkjavík
ÍSLAND
 
Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland.
View of city with the mountain Esja in the background.