Exploring the Valleys Beyond the Fjords of Akureyri

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I had always wanted to visit fjords ever since reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as a kid... picturing Slartibartfast carving them up was something that always stuck in my mind. The first ones I got to visit were in Iceland after I went up north to stay in Akureyri for a few days. I had actually intended to go one place that my friend Helga suggested, but I ended up getting lost, which is okay enough. This fjord valley kept going and going as the sun started to rise over the edges. I pulled over every few miles whenever the moment seemed right to shoot, and it seemed right so often!

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  1. Anima Fotografie 64 months ago | reply

    Island. My favourite place to go with a camera. Filled with envy here.
    Beautiful shot by the way. :)
    AND the beer is probably a lot cheaper now too, with the Króna doing so badly... ;)

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  2. RyaninVa 64 months ago | reply

    impressive shot! very nice.

  3. mmalaka 64 months ago | reply

    WOW
    This is amazing
    Excellent capture my friend
    well done
    Thanks for sharing

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  4. neilalderney123 64 months ago | reply

    The fact that the Fjords are in Norway & not Africa, proves that we are on Earth 1 & not the second one that they were building on Magrathea. ;-)

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  5. Berglind Mari 64 months ago | reply

    I'm from Akureyri. This is a beautful picture from the north.

  6. Kerri's Photos (I'm Back!!) 64 months ago | reply

    Simply stunning landscape!! Beautifully captured. Congrats on explore!

  7. Serginiu 64 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fotoplazza, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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  8. Rut Kara 64 months ago | reply

    makes me homesick...
    Takk...

  9. wildmann59 64 months ago | reply

    Amazing ....

  10. Tim Vollmer Photography 55 months ago | reply

    great capture

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  11. Tim Vollmer Photography 54 months ago | reply

    realy nice capture
    We would be honored to have this photo in
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  12. gianluca67 °_° [deleted] 51 months ago | reply

    bella!

  13. golli43 40 months ago | reply

    Nice shot!

  14. cliffwhitpix "Goodbye I am leaving flicker" [deleted] 39 months ago | reply

    Did you know this photo is being used on the following site without your permission (dpshots)

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