Iceland should be high on every traveller's wishlist! ...
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Selection of pictures of my trip to Iceland. The picture book ended up being about 100 pages, these are just a few of the shots. So much to see here, each scene more beautiful than the last!

(pictures are not in any particular order)

James Mostyn commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:12:

Yup. I've been twice and planning a third trip.

Jason Sutton commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:18:

Iceland and Norway are my two favorite travel destinations. 

Not cheap ?.

James Mostyn commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:21:

+jason sutton Alarmingly expensive at times. I recently looked at a book I bought in Iceland which has the price sticker on and it's almost triple the cost of the equivalent here. And don't get me started on booze, it's enough to sober you up...

Corey Miecielica commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:30:

insane picture +Jorrit Jongma good. 

Gerhard Kowar commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:36:

Nice shots beautiful ...

David Desir commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:39:

Pictures look amazing

Mariano Giménez commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:41:

And Argentina, the best country of Latin America :)

Ari H commented on 2014-10-03 at 18:55:

Really amazing pics! Thx 4 sharing ☺

Леонід Чумакевич commented on 2014-10-03 at 19:03:

Beautiful views! Is this all without photoshop? Amazing!

Just Sturgis commented on 2014-10-03 at 19:04:

Simply stunning

Ruben Ali Fuenmayor commented on 2014-10-03 at 19:10:

How long was your trip to see so much?

Alex Buell commented on 2014-10-03 at 19:50:

Did you use a smartphone to take those shots?

Dennis Petersen commented on 2014-10-03 at 20:00:

+Jorrit Jongma thx for sharing your pic and what cam did you use?

Jason Lynch commented on 2014-10-03 at 20:08:

I went to Iceland last winter (much cheaper than going in the summer). It really is an awesome place. I'd love to go back again some day, but there are so many other places I have to visit first. :-)

Stefan Stammberger commented on 2014-10-03 at 20:18:

It is very high on my list. Have been several times to Norway now and Iceland is next. Awesome shots!

Julio Santos commented on 2014-10-03 at 20:23:

és o homem...

Paul Hunnisett commented on 2014-10-03 at 20:33:

I've been there twice and it's still on my wishlist to go back with my kids.  To be honest, I harbour a (not so) secret desire to live there once day

Wiktor Kasz commented on 2014-10-03 at 21:06:

Don't remove your EXIF!! Great photos

Denis Vezijak commented on 2014-10-03 at 21:15:

What about Giant Worm ?

Definitely something what i woud like to see.

Chainfire commented on 2014-10-03 at 21:24:

+Ruben Ali Fuenmayor 10 days including flight

+Wiktor Kasz Sorry about the EXIF. All shots done either with Canon EOS 5D mark III + 16-35 F4 / 24-70 2.8 II or 70D + 18-135. 6 stop neutral density filter for the long exposure waterfalls, which are all between 1 and 3.2 seconds. Most post processing with Lightroom. Occasional use of Photoshop to smooth out water spray from the falls. Additionally Color Efex has been used on a handful of images to enhance local contrast.

Chainfire commented on 2014-10-03 at 21:28:

Also, G+ does an absolutely horrible job rescaling these ... they look very soft.

Vikram Mohan commented on 2014-10-03 at 22:13:

+Deepthi Vikram this needs to go on our list too

Michel Matton commented on 2014-10-04 at 00:49:

+Jason Lynch

How was your winter visit?  I'm trying to figure out when it would be best to go.

Ralph Mitchell commented on 2014-10-04 at 01:47:

August was pretty good.  I went there in the 80's with some friends.  We rented a 10-seat Landrover and toured around, camping out all over the place.  We took a lot of dried food with us, to keep our costs down.

Jason Lynch commented on 2014-10-04 at 01:56:

+Mitch Oh - I'm from Arizona (Phoenix area), so the near constant 32° F was a bit rough for me, but I still enjoyed the trip quite a bit, even if most of my pictures are of snow. :-P

The country is beautiful, the food is great, and the people are friendly. The days are very short in the winter. The sun barely makes it up over the horizon in the winter and there was constant cloud cover while I was there. I'm sure the locals passing us by got a kick out of me and my buddy trying not to kill ourselves on the iced over sidewalks. :-)

We seemed to be the only Americans in every bar and restaurant we went to. We didn't really notice any non-locals except for a pair of Russian women (because, well...). :-D

We did run into some people from Los Angeles on a day tour but it was only the four of us on the tour. I'm guessing it's probably full of tourists during the summer.

If I ever go back, I'll probably go during the summer and take more than a week there. My time was split between Reykjavik and Akureyri and it really wasn't enough time at either.

Side note: If you are a single, straight male you may never want to leave. The women there are basically all absolutely gorgeous, and not stuck up like their American counterparts.

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Rémy Samulski commented on 2014-10-04 at 07:59:

Gifted photographer.

Joe McCrary commented on 2014-10-04 at 08:05:

Beautiful. Thank you for sharing them.

Erjon Doko commented on 2014-10-04 at 09:19:

Nice shots!

Gál János commented on 2014-10-04 at 15:43:

Fel írtam én is. :) I write this my list. :)

Michel Matton commented on 2014-10-04 at 16:04:

+Jason Lynch

LOL a land of godesses! I'm booking my flight as we speak. ;)  Seriously though, thanks for the info.  I'll probably make my trip in May or June.  Cheers!

Techken commented on 2014-10-04 at 16:42:

Awesome pictures man

Vincent Klåvus commented on 2014-10-04 at 19:00:

Been there and it's breathtaking. Absolutily worth visiting.

DAVID GUALDRON commented on 2014-10-05 at 17:39:

Absolutely fantastic! So beautiful photos man!

Zach Moore commented on 2014-10-06 at 14:39:

I wish to go someday

Matthew Webber commented on 2014-10-07 at 18:03:

It's very scenic there i lived there for 5 years from 78-83 my faster was stationed there when there was a naval base there.

Botaybi Mohamed commented on 2014-10-12 at 19:47:

mandar jamil

evesgarden peace commented on 2014-10-13 at 01:07:

I am packing!

Jerry Marshall commented on 2014-10-17 at 02:44:

Spent time there while in the Navy. One place I would love to go back to. Great pics

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Alicia Reyes commented on 2015-01-10 at 06:23:

que hermosas imágenes

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Dominique Buzon commented on 2015-03-13 at 19:50:

How nice what you post!!

Jeffery Elixson commented on 2015-07-03 at 23:53:

Stationed at Keflavik 1978-79 and again 1986-88. Nice people and Beautiful Country. Loved the long nights, snow and Northern Lights. Thanks for posting PICS, bring back memories.

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