500 images goal after Iceland trip!

I'm glad I reached the goal of 500 uploaded images, utilising the last fifty pictures taken this summer during a trip to Iceland.

For those, like me, does not have the courage to face the exploration of the interior of this magnificent volcanic island with a jeep and hiking equipment, remains the option of simply doing the island tour with a regular car. I think most of the Iceland attractions can be seen even just doing this ride along almost the entire circumference of the island.

Arriving in the north of the island, in the bay of Husavik, you have opportunities to make a fishing trip dedicated to whale watching.

During the same tour is also possible to observe colonies of puffins, sea birds from the famous red beak.

The geothermal area of Hverarond offers a vision of countless gaisers surrounded by fascinating colors.

You can take a walk on the flooded crater of the Viti volcano.

There is also to see the waterfall Dettifoss, the most powerful in Europe

Resuming the journey toward east you meet small farm villages. Almost always have typical churches ...

Here white waves come from the sea on the black sand ...

The colonies of seabirds that nest on the rocks ...

In the port of Hofn the fishermen unload the fruit of the peach..

Then, continuing the tour, to the south you meet the great glaciers that terminate into lagoons, facing the sea ...

The icebergs with a characteristic blue color ...

Often streaked by black volcanic ash ..

Thermal power plants in geothermal areas ...

And finally, lots and lots of water coming down from the glaciers forming beautiful waterfalls ...

I recommend doing this tour at least once in your life. The contact with nature can regenerate the spirit often oppressed by confusion for those who live in large cities... as well as having the opportunity to take some great pictures!

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December 06, 2013


Wow! Iceland is a great country and the photos you took are magnificent. What can I say? I could only add you to my favourites so I can watch your future work. I'm looking forward to see your next achievement.

September 30, 2013


Iceland is one my dream vacation country. I hope I'll be able to go there at least once in my life. By the way, I really like your waterfalls shots. Keep up the good work!

September 18, 2013


Great shots! Let's hope they sell well enough to make another trip!

September 17, 2013


Thanks you again!
A special thanks to Bigpressphoto (I like much your landscape and details pictures of Italy) and to Yadamons (you have some great photos of animals! Use them as models and upload more pictures of this type!)

September 15, 2013


Beautiful portfolio!! So nice!!Congratulations!!!

September 15, 2013


I likes your portfolio and add you to my favorites photographer.

September 14, 2013


thanks for sharing - after looking at ur pics I feel like I have been there myself :)

September 13, 2013


Nice shots and trip,congrats

September 09, 2013


Congratulations, your images are amazing. Beautiful trip.

September 08, 2013


Congratulations!!!! It's so cool....Iceland)) I am going to Italy on september and hope take more than 50 photos from my trip))))

September 08, 2013


Congratulations!!!Amazing images!

September 08, 2013


congratulations on your 500! thats my goal by the end of this summer 500. i have reached the money goal of 2,000 dollars earned. I love to go to unpopulated places. I live in Italy too but in Como. We should do a photographic expedition! :) D

September 07, 2013


Great photos! Love the photo of iceberg very much!!

September 06, 2013


Congratulation ! very nice shots

September 06, 2013


Fascinating landscapes and features over there... Thanks for sharing the awesome shots!

September 05, 2013


Well done, nice shots .)

September 05, 2013


Very beautiful, thank you for sharing!

September 05, 2013


Many thanks for your comments! If you will visit Iceland consider also these other amazing advantages. Also in the desert you can often find gas stations with self-service restorants and areas toilets with washbasins with hot water facilities. Hot swimming pools are everywhere available. Wireless internet connections are available everywhere often without any password. The criminality is practically nonexistent. The lady who ran our guesthouse in Hofn did not give us the keys of the door of the house because there was no need to lock the door. The feeling of freedom that reigns in this place is really great.

September 05, 2013


Iceland is definitely on my travel list - beautiful photos!

September 04, 2013


Great set of photos!!! It looks like an amazing country to visit, hopefully one day I will get to visit.

September 04, 2013


When I was living in Newfoundland Canada my Dad was stationed in Iceland. He took hundreds of beautiful photographs years ago. I still love to look at those photos today. Yours remind me so much of his, but with even more color, beautiful!

September 04, 2013


Terrific trip ah!

September 04, 2013


fantastic images of an amazing trip! Im so jealous!

September 04, 2013


Great images! Congrats!!!

September 04, 2013


Amazing images, congratulations!

September 04, 2013


The photos looks like it brought us to the edge of the world.

September 04, 2013


Very beautiful!

September 04, 2013


Fantastic photos Baldas1950. It is one place I would love to go to myself sometime. Your photographs show the beauty of this country and I am sure they will sell for you.

September 04, 2013


Great images, maybe one day I'll travel there.

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Photo credits: Claudio Balducelli.