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Reykjavík - Smoky Bay


Sunset over Mt. Esja
© Copyright Addi Johannesson - Email
A beautiful summer sunset behind Esja, the mountain of Reykjavík,
at midsummer, sunset direction being in the northwest.

Winter Moon over the Pond in Reykjavik
© Copyright Addi Johannesson - Email
A winter moon floats over the southern part of Tjörnin
in Reykjavík, the ducks resting peacefully.

View to Mt. Esja
The capital of Iceland draws its name from
the steam from the hot springs there, which the
settlers mistook for smoke, not having seen
steam in nature before.
This view is to the north with Mt. Esja
in the background.

Hofdi House
© Copyright Bradd Libby - Email
Höfði in Reykjavík, the house where
President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev
held their historic meetings in 1986.

The Pond in Reykjavik
© Copyright Chris Rigley - Email
Tjörnin (The Pond) in Reykjavík. A small lake in the middle of the city.

Whooper Swans on the Pond
© Copyright Chet Gottfried - Email
Whooper Swans in heat on Tjörnin in Reykjavík.

Leif the Lucky in front of The Church of Hallgrimur
© Copyright Chris Rigley - Email
Leifur Eiríksson, the Discoverer of North America.
In the background is The Church of Hallgrímur, a great Icelandic psalmist.

Leif the Lucky in the Winter Sun
© Copyright Reb & Stef - Email
A closer view of Leif the Lucky, bathed in the rays of the winter sun.
Statue a gift to the People of Iceland
from the People of USA in 1930, on the Millenary of the Althing.

Ingolfur Arnarson First Settler in Reykjavik
© Copyright Chris Rigley - Email
Statue of Ingólfur Arnarson, first settler in Iceland.
Settled in Reykjavík in 874 AD.

Aerial View of Reykjavik
Source: Conor P. Begley - Email
Aerial view of Reykjavík, with the
city sports complex in the foreground.

View to the north of Reykjavik
© Copyright Donna S. Duncan - Email
The view to the north of Reykjavík. The mountains are,
from left to right: Akrafjall, Skarðsheiði and Esja.
Skarðsheiði from the other side.

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