Category Archives: Travel

New gallery: Swimmers

My new Swimmers gallery is ready! There are many interesting portraits ! It´s on my new website!! I left this blog at wordpress.com long ago, please visit the new one clicking here: Go to gallery

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VISIT MY NEW WEBSITE

ATENTION: I´ve moved my blog to my own domain website! Please visit it and follow me again (the follow button is on the bottom right side!): http://daniplanaslabad.com Now my portfolio and my blog of wordpress are in one place. So … Continue reading

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Niceland: (34) The Blue Lagoon

One of the main tourist atractions in Iceland is the famous geothermal spa complex called the Blue Lagoon. The water comes from a close geothermal plant at a temperature of 37-39°C / 98-102°F but originates 2000 meter/6562 ft beneath the … Continue reading

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Niceland: (33) Snæfellsnes peninsula

Pictures taken in the amazing Snæfellsnes peninsula. Besides of it´s beautiful landscape, we could see a signal of the trips of Guðríður Þorbjarnardóttir, a woman who was born in Iceland in 980 bc and who travelled to Greenland, had a children … Continue reading

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Niceland: (32) Stykkishólmur

Stykkishólmur is a very nice village of about 1100 inhabitats in the Snæfellsnes peninsula with a natural harbour, a big basalt formation, and many colorfull houses Stykkishólmur, Iceland. August 2011    

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Niceland: (31) Breiðafjörður

Pictures taken on the 50 Km wide bay of Breiðafjörður while on the ferry from Brjanslaekur to Stykkisholmur stopping in Flatey island. Breiðafjörður, West of Iceland. August 2011

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Niceland: (30) Garðar BA 64

Built in 1912 in Norway, the Garðar BA 64 is the oldest steel ship in Iceland and remains beached in the Patreksfjörður fjord since 1981. It was used for fishing in the Icelandic waters and its rusting hulk still sits there today. … Continue reading

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Niceland: (29) West fjords

Driving through the west fjords of Iceland is a magical experience: deep fjords, rocky beaches with hundreds of tree trunks arrived from the ocean, a farm where they sold home made jam, small villages and almost nobody! West fjords, Iceland. August 2011 … Continue reading

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Niceland: (28) Glaumbaer

Another big surprise while touring the North of Iceland was the farm Glaumbær in Skagafjörður, a complex of buildings made with turf. Here is what they explain in their website: The first known inhabitants of Glaumbær lived there in the 11th century. … Continue reading

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Niceland: (27) North coast

Following the north coast from Akureyri to the west … North coast, Iceland. August 2011  

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Niceland: (26) Akureyri

Pictures taken in in the beautiful city of Akureyri located in the north. Although it has only 17.000 inhabitants is the second largest city of Iceland! Akureyri, Iceland. August 2011

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Niceland: (25) The Waterfall of the Gods

Goðafoss is a wide 12m tall waterfall on the Skjálfandafljót River and, for me, one of the most beautiful and impressive waterfalls in Iceland Goðafoss, Iceland. August 2011

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Niceland: (24) Myvatn

The area of the Myvatn lake is a very interesting place due to its volcanic activity. It´s surrounded by lava formations, craters, pseudocraters, hot springs and fumaroles. As you can see the amazing landscape is like from another world !! … Continue reading

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Niceland: (23) Myvatn Nature Baths

Located in the village of Reykjahlíd, the Myvatn Nature Baths is an amazing geothermal water complex, perfect to relax before visiting all the interesting places of the Myvatn area. Reykjahlíd, Iceland. August 2011

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Niceland: (22) Sailing

Sailing in Skjálfandi from Húsavík is the best way to watch as many whales and dolphins as possible. The “Haukur” is a very beautiful 20 tons schooner of “North Sailing” built in Reykjavík in 1973. We could see Humpback Whales … Continue reading

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