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Iceland: A photo essay on Reykjavik and beyond

by Markus Kuoppala

This photo essay was photographed in Reykjavik and its surroundings during Easter of 2011.

An Icelandic landscape

A typical Icelandic landscape.

Sheet metal facade

The material of choice for many building facades is sheet metal.



City Hall of Reykjavik at the back.

Dried fish

Dried fish is a local delicacy.

A vast scenery


The Gullfoss waterfall.





Profile of a man

Profile of a man in rock.



Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon. A hot pool on top of a lava field.


Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon.

Crater lake

Crater lake.

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon.

An Icelandic horse

An Icelandic horse, not a pony.


Perlan, a water tower in Reykjavik. A saga museum is located downstairs and the upper floor
houses a restaurant that rotates every two hours.

Saga Museum

Saga Museum.


You can't visit Iceland without seeing lambs.

Whale watching

An unforgettable experience: whale watching in Iceland.

Music and Culture Center

The Music and Culture Center is being constructed.

Traffic education

Traffic education in Icelandic style.

A panorama of Reykjavik

A panorama of Reykjavik with Hallgrims Church in the middle. The bell tower is Iceland's
highest building with a height of 74,5 meters.

An Icelandic scenery

Markus Kuoppala is a Finnish photographer, who specializes in shooting in phenomena, events and celebrations. You can find his website here.

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