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A glorious day in Reykjavík concluded with the grand finale of the setting sun just before midnight. We got to the Sólfar sculpture in time for this shot.   Hallgrímskirkja was draped in golden light.     Earlier tonight we stopped by Bessastaðir again. This time I made bold to ring the bell at President […]

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A quick dispatch – We got into Reykjavík yesterday morning and right away were taken for a short spin by my guide Guðmundur Eyjólfsson. This is Bessastaðir, the official residence of the President of Iceland on the Álftanes peninsula just outside Reykjavík. In the foreground is the church “constructed from locally quarried lava stone and […]

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