|Reykjavik is a beautiful city counting about 110.000 residents and is the capital of Iceland. I've used Reykjavik as a base point for all my day trips, because of the airport conveniently located in a walking distance from the city's center. On the top-left picture, the structure from which I took all the other panoramic pictures.|
Around the city's center of Reykjavik. The buildings are nice and colorful. There are also several lakes with a lot of hiking trail.
|Nice sculptures near the city's centre.|
|The geothermal area on the Reykjanes peninsula, about 40 kilometers from Reykjavik. Again, the Earth's crust is very thin here, and very hot underground, so I have to be very carefully while walking and do not leave the marked route for any reason.Click HERE for a videoof the mud pots (6 megabytes).|
|Tour in the Blue Lagoon and bath. Today the temperature is +7°C but the wind chill factor is as low as +1°C. It wasn't very comfortable to take the above pictures wearing just my swimsuit... but it was an interesting experience and the next time I would like to try when it is -10°C or lower. Then, I went in the water, which has a temperature of around 40°C and spent half an hour there.|
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