Unique feature in Iceland is the waterfalls

Unique feature in Iceland is the waterfalls

A unique feature in Iceland is the waterfalls. Not only they are stunning to look at, but also many of them have fascinating folk mythologies. Waterfalls, in Icelandic, are ‘foss’ – weirdly, many Icelandic folklores are dark and spooky…

via Dramatic Waterfalls in Iceland — Knycx Journeying

Iceland’s tallest waterfall

Iceland’s tallest waterfall
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Glymur has long been considered Iceland’s tallest waterfall. It was only recently de-throned when a new waterfall was discovered deep in Morsárjökull glacier in 2011. Despite no longer carrying the title of tallest in the country this amazing 198 m (650 ft) waterfall is breathtaking. Its name translates to “boom” or “rumble” reflecting the great sound of this waterfall […]

via The Hike to Glymur Waterfall Iceland — Ashley at Altitude

Paku

Paku

“Paku, get your big butt off the floor and let’s go!” “No.” The 1,000-pound polar bear laid on the ice cap, his wet snout resting on his front paws. “I’m warning you, if you don’t move willingly, I’m going to have to use force.” Paku opened one dark brown eye, scanned my 5’1 petite frame, […]

via [Short Story] Paku The Polar Bear — Jade M.Wong

Madrid swimming pool updated by Manuel Ocaña with mist, mirrors and plants

 

Madrid swimming pool updated by Manuel Ocaña with mist, mirrors and

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Manuel Ocaña Architecture has added mirrors, mist clouds and overgrown vegetation to a private swimming pool in Madrid, which is depicted in this movie along with a splashing mermaid. Photographer and filmmaker Miguel de Guzmán created a fantasy scene to showcase the features of Manuel Ocaña‘s installation, which was designed to screen a 15-metre-high grey wall that flanks an infinity pool in the client’s back […]

via 3Novices:Madrid swimming pool updated by Manuel Ocaña with mist, mirrors and plants — 3NovicesEurope

Glacier and Iceland

Glacier and Iceland
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April 14, 2016 After we finished our glacier walking we went alcohol treasure hunting. We drove all the way back to Vik thinking the liquor store would be open in that town – it was NOT. FYI the beer is only sold in the same store as the liquor. It is called Vínbúð and opening […]

via Iceland – Northern Lights Night — Gene-ious Travel

3Novices:Wilkinson Eyre’s Arenas Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park

Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park

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Rio 2016: London architecture firm Wilkinson Eyre has created a trio of conjoined venues to host a range of indoor events at this month’s Olympic games (+ slideshow). The Arenas Cariocas are located on Rio de Janeiro’s Barra Olympic Park, on the site of the city’s old Formula 1 racing track. At 400 metres long […]

via 3Novices:Wilkinson Eyre’s Arenas Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park — 3NovicesEurope