Monthly Archives: June 2013

Iceland’s ancient bishopric. The seat of Hólar is located in the beautiful valley of Hjaltadalur in north Iceland. The first printing press in Iceland was established here in 1530. From the information slate at Hólar: “The bishopric at Hólar was founded in 1106 to serve the northern part of Iceland. There had been a church […]

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Historic Hindu monastery in Goa. The ancient monastery (known in Sanskrit as math) at Partagali in south Goa dates back to the 13th C. For more, see this. These images were taken in 2007 and have been processed today using the latest Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 tools of the Adobe Creative Cloud. The advances […]

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Germans on wheels. It was fun following these German cyclists last week near Kirkjubæjarklaustur in south Iceland. They were a genial lot and I ran into them again a couple of days later. Their circuit began in Frankfurt, cut through Denmark and entered Iceland via the ferry. A log of their adventures is available here. […]

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