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Gullfoss

Glacial water is brownish, since it carries lots of sediments that the glacial ice has carved off the earth. Gullfoss is called the “Golden Falls”, since on a sunny day the water plunging down the three step staircase and then tumbeling in two steps down into the 32 m deep crevice truly looks golden.

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Iceland, 2014. 1. 28~29, 지구탐험대

아이슬란드로 여행을 오면서도, 이곳에서 빙하를 볼 수 있다는 생각은 안했었다. 그저 막연히 오로라를 볼 수 있는 이상한 음악가들(Sigur Ros…?)이 사는 땅을 밟아 보고 싶었을 뿐이었다. 호텔에 도착해서 우리가 여기서 뭘 하면 좋을지 물어보니 아주 친절하게도 코스를 짜줬다. 30 more words

Iceland

Iceland

I was very excited about visiting Iceland.  It is a geological wonderland.  The funny thing is that we arrived during a heat wave.  It was 70 degrees during the day and the people who live there having problems.   1,010 more words

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Happily Stranded on Iceland

On my last attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean around midsummer, the employees at the airline company I was supposed to fly with decided it was time to strike for better working conditions. 182 more words

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"Final Fantasy X": The Farplane~(Gullfoss Waterfall, s. Iceland)

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This is the farplane in FFX (not the best quality, sorry)

 

THIS, below, is Gullfoss. It is, perhaps, the most famous waterfall in Iceland. 36 more words