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- Skógafoss is a waterfall situated on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward, the former sea cliffs remained, parallel to the coast over hundreds of kilometres, creating together with some mountains a clear border between the coastal lowlands and the Highlands of Iceland.
Yellowstone National Park
- Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in the western United States, with parts in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone was the first national park in the U.S. and is also widely held to be the first national park in the world.
Nanyang Technological University
- The Nanyang Technological University is a national research university in Singapore. It is the second oldest autonomous university in the country and is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in the world by various international metrics - usually ranking amongst the Top 20 institutions globally.
Newfoundland and Labrador
- Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada. Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it is composed of the insular region of Newfoundland and the continental region of Labrador to the northwest, with a combined area of 405,212 square kilometres.
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This hidden majesty was captured deep inland on the southern part of Iceland. You have to take a 4x4 road for about 10 miles. Once you reach jagged parking lot, you can hear the raging water flowing down, crashing against the rocks below. Haifoss is the second tallest waterfall in Iceland. Do not miss out on it’s beauty.
Back in early March, I had spent the morning with Icelandic ponies and the afternoon wandering around Seljalandfoss and Gljúfrabúi waterfalls. Both are beautiful and situated close by each other. This photo was taken just when the moon was rising and peaking through at the top.
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If you ever have the opportunity to make it up to Rocky Mountain National Park just outside of Denver you will not regret it. My wife and I took a short 6.4 mile hike to see four different lakes and this waterfall (Alberta Falls) starting at the Bear Lake Trailhead. Excellent way to spend a day. This area of our stunning planet will remind you what an breathtaking place we inhabit.
Goðafoss, the Waterfall of the Gods, is one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland. In winter, this waterfall is absolutely incredible to see, and altogether impossible to photograph. The spray from the falls was freezing the second it hit my lens. I spent 6 hours here, and some of that time was spent taking photos.
According to legend, the first Viking settler in the area, Þrasi Þórólfsson, buried a treasure in a cave behind the waterfall. The legend continues that locals found the chest years later, but were only able to grasp the ring on the side of the chest before it disappeared again. The ring was allegedly given to the local church. The old church door ring is now in a museum. I wanted to capture this waterfall associated with this legend. Searching for Þrasi’s chest of gold.
I was going through some old photos and I found this shot from the first time we landed in Iceland. We drove for about 40 min and just randomly chose a turn-off. The area looked beautiful but pretty flat and we just happened to stumble upon this beauty. I knew right then that I had fallen in love with this place, I was hooked.