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Bárður’s valley. This long and narrow valley in north Iceland spans 30 miles and takes its name after the first settler Gnúpa-Bárður. The glacial river Skjálfandafljót runs through, punctuating its flow in two of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland, namely, Aldeyjarfoss and Goðafoss. Some of the world’s finest woollen sweaters are made in Bárðardalur, […]

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Glacial valley. Vignettes of winter in beautiful Deildardalur – meaning, the valley that divides (into two or more valleys) – in north Iceland. In the final two images, the small glacier Deildardalsjökull is seen in the distance behind the Tungufjall mountain.          

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Low hanging fruit. Rainbows are wonderful but they don’t excite me as photographic subjects. We came upon this scene while driving in the Amargosa Desert between Death Valley and Las Vegas. It would have been perverse to not stop and take the shot. For a beautiful exposition on rainbows, see this.    

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