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Photography Paradise? These Photos Will Make You Fly to Iceland Right Now


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Walk between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates at Thingvellir National Park

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You can even choose to dive between the plates at Silfra.

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Visit Geyser to experience the strong sulphur smell yet mind-blowing eruptions.

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Join the wait with people for the the regular eruptions.

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Walk behind a waterfall without feeling dangerous

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And Seljalandsfoss is one of the few where you can do that.

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Stay in few available hotels and wake up to the incredible scenery all around. 

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Every town in Iceland has their unique churches, a perfect example of where simplicity is beautiful.

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Go troll-hunting inside the crack of the mountain – Raudfeldar Canyon

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And here is how it looked like from the crack in the mountain.

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Drive down the dramatic coastline with the feeling that those roads belong to you.

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Pick up a pair of binoculars and spot seals at Osar.

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Do not forget these beautiful Icelandic horses when you are engrossed in the nature. They can be found all over Iceland. 
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Talk a stroll around Reykjavik to see what tourism has brought to Iceland.

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A postcard-perfect shot of Kirkjufell mountain.

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Aurora borealis sightings are plentiful from Autumn to Spring.

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Sometimes you are left wonder if you are on another planet?

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Take your pick of which waterfall to see.

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Every waterfall is beautiful in its own right in Iceland.

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You can’t miss out the hot springs in Iceland. Myvatn Nature baths is a good option other than the Blue Lagoon.

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Spotted a waterfall from Highway 1?

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Don’t worry because you can hike to the top somehow. That’s just how incredible Iceland is.

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Even the roads are beautiful.

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Icebergs at Jökulsárlón all year round. Feels like you are deep in the Artic.

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Salmon farms right in the fjords.

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Seydisfjordur harbour is good for a walk to see what’s there to offer in this artistic town.

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This is the church in town.

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The best ice-cream in Iceland is Brynja, located in Akureyri. My Airbnb apartment is just right above the store.

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Kirkjufellsfoss

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Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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The streets in Akureyri are creative and beautiful.

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Couldn’t get enough of waterfalls.

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Enjoy the naturally-formed sea sculptures at Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

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Visit Halldorskaffi restaurant in Vik to get a taste of authentic Icelandic cuisine.

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Start your day off with Icelandic yogurt, Skyr. It is one of the best tasting greek yogurt in the world. This breakfast is provided at Kosy Vik Guesthouse which I would highly recommend to everyone.

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The church in Vik is the highest point where you can catch a good view of the city.

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These felt like a mattress bed, the unique terrain and climate of Iceland allow them to thrive.

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Fjadrargljufur Canyon, I would totally miss this out if weren’t for the fantastic guide by Kosy Vik Guesthouse owner.

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You can even hike the canyon floor.
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Roads are like nowhere else.

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Drove past this waterfall while going up to Snæfellsjökull, it made me stopped in my tracks.

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Another coastal walk in Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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Gljufrabui

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These sheeps are cute but they are farmed to be served on the dining tables.

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View from the top of Skogafoss

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The viewing platform

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The famous black beach at Vik has beautiful sunsets.

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Caught this right outside my apartment!

Europe, Photography, Travel, United Kingdom

Photography Paradise – A Photo Entry Of Road Trip In UK


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Since my previous post on traveling UK on a £400 budget hit over tens of thousands views within days, some readers have been asking to see more of the photos of my trip. My favourite part is definitely the Scottish Highland.

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The trip started off in Snowdonia National Park, Wales. We arrived late due to traffic and didn’t get to Llanberis as planned.

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Snowdonia is full of hiking routes, making it a hiker’s paradise. 

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View over the valley

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GBP15 for a car and a tent at Baysbrown farm site, there are numerous campgrounds in Lake District.

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Baysbrown is a large camp site which is perfect for star gazing because it is unblocked 360 degrees.

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Summer nights, watch the stars and occasionally a shooting star.

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One of the better hiking routes at Honister Pass

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Enjoy the stunning sunset at Ambleside.

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Explore the Tarn Hows area for some easy hikes

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These sheep are frequent sightings in Lake District.

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Visit the incredibly ancient yet beautiful Glasgow University.

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Glasgow is a nice lively city where it maintains the Scottish feel.

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Loch Shiel aka Black Lake near Hogwarts.

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Glenfinnan Viaduct from the parking lot, you can grab views of the train tracks and Loch Shiel here.

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Take this trail to go under the Glenfinnan Viaduct where the Jacobite train goes to Hogwarts.

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Head to the Eileen Donan Castle before going on to Isle of Skye

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Don’t miss Glencoe and its ice-cream

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Spot the sheep!

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About an hour into the hike to the top of the Old Man of Storr.

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Looking up to the Old Man

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The view becomes more gorgeous as you get higher.

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The hike to the top takes about 1 – 2 hours one way, depending on your physical ability.

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Kilt Rock Falls

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Take a side trip to Edinburgh. Get to Arthur’s Seat to get a view of the lovely city.

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Visit York for the authentic feel of British history.

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York Minister

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University of Oxford

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Take a walk around Oxford where the people and buildings are lovely to watch.

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Oxford

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Mayfield Lavender, they are only open during summer.

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Trip ain’t complete without London! Visit the Big Ben, London Eye, Soho, famous restaurants and the free British museums!

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Jump shots are always fun.

Photography, Travel, USA

A Photography Entry of Summer in New York City


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New York City is ranked the most photographed city according to several sources. Despite its high cost of accommodation and related expenses, domestic and foreign tourists still flock to New York to indulge in one of the most visited cities in the world. I spent four days over the summer in New York City, including the 4th of July which is also known as Independence Day. These are some pictures from my photo collection to showcase some of the sights.

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Flushing Station

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Consider brunching at The Smith

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My favourite pick of Shake Shack burgers would be the Portobello, totally for veggie-lovers too.

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Get some local feel at the Brooklyn Flea, heaven for vintage lovers.

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Finger-licking good

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Central Park

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Coffee ain’t as good as the cart looked

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True diversity at Times Square

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Capture gorgeous sunsets at the Top of The Rock

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Being at the Top of The Rock provides the view of the Empire State and Central Park, though it is marginally lower than the top of Empire State. 

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View of Central Park from Top of The Rock

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