Strokkur and Litli Geysir*

Strokkur gushes so majestically and the Litli Geysir squirts



*Both the big geyser Strokkur and Litli Geysir are located in the geothermally active valley of Haukadalur in Iceland.

©2015 Karina Pinella

Thingvellir National Park*

Magma turned basalt
Forming gorges for haunting
By the White Walkers

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*Thingvellir National Park is northeast of Reykjavik and is where the Mid-Atlantic ridge surfaces on land for all to see, splitting North America and Eurasia. White Walkers are from the series, Game of Thrones, which used this park as the setting for some episodes.

©2015 Karina Pinella

Hallgrimskirkja*

Loving Reykjavik
Risen from volcanic ash
Snaps from church tower

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*Hallgrimskirkja is the largest church in Iceland, standing tall at 240 ft. Its highest point is a tower with windows overlooking different views of the colorful rooftops of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik. The focal point of the interior is an organ with 5,000 pipes.

©2015 Karina Pinella

©2015 Karina Pinella