Leifur Eiríksson, the Discoverer of North America. In the background is The Church of Hallgrímur, a great Icelandic psalmist. [dwb]
This statue of Leifur Eiríksson was given to Iceland in 1930. On the 1000th anniversary of the founding of Iceland's Parliament. The longest continuously operating government body in the world. [dwb]
|The Church of Hallgrímur from the rear. [dwb]||Its 5200 plus pipe, Pipe Organ. [dwb]|
|Statues everywhere. [dwb]|
|The Pearl. Most of Reykjavík is heated by geothermal water.
The water is stored in these tanks for controlled pressure distribution over the city.
The dome contains a revolving restaurant.
See views inside the Pearl. [jwz]
|Höfđi in Reykjavík, the house where President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev held their historic meetings in 1986. [dwb]|
[jwz] Jim Ziebol, [dwb] Dave Bray.
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