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Otherwordly. [Update: August 27, 2014 – The mystery of the moving stones at Racetrack Playa has been solved. See this and this.] This post is motivated by the news that the Racetrack Playa, one of the jewels of Death Valley National Park, has been recently defaced by thoughtless folks treading on the wet playa. After […]

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The farm at Hlíðarendi in the village of Fljótshlið in south Iceland is famous in Icelandic history as the home of Gunnar Hámundarson of the Njáls saga. We were fortunate to catch a marvellous sunset there this autumn.   At the same time, to my left, another instance of high drama was unfolding: the crest […]

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Located a stone’s throw from the Arctic Circle, beautiful Akureyri is Iceland‘s second largest city (population: 17,000), and according to its proud locals, the country’s cultural capital. Ensconced snugly along Eyjafjörður at the base of towering mountains capped by snow for most of the year, Akureyri has one of the most spectacular settings of any […]

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Filled with geological wonders and haunting vistas, Death Valley National Park in California presents a fertile playground for the landscape photographer. These are a few of the outré sights on offer in Death Valley, taken during a quick jaunt at the end of April 2009.  All the photographs below were shot with Canon EOS 5D. […]

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