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Exploring Reykjavik, Iceland

May 30th, 2013

ICELAND – Team Iceland had a chance to explore Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik today. Here are the photo highlights of their day:

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Team Iceland poses with Leifur Eiriksson in front of Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik’s landmark church that is modeled after columnar jointed basalt. Photo Credit: Aleks Perpalaj

Interior of Hallgrinskirkja. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

Interior of Hallgrinskirkja. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

Team Iceland pauses to listen to the organ in Hallgrimskirkja. Photo Credit: Michael Williams

Team Iceland pauses to listen to the organ in Hallgrimskirkja. Photo Credit: Michael Williams

The view looking east across Kopavogur. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

The view looking east across Kopavogur. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

 

They also visited the Natural History Museum in Kopavogur. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

A visit to the Natural History Museum in Kopavogur. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

Wow! Look at the size of that tree! Photo Credit: Liz Plascencia

Wow! Look at the size of that tree! Photo Credit: Liz Plascencia

Team Iceland also documented the rock displays, of course. Photo Credit: Liz Plascencia

Of course, they also found natural history at the Volcano Museum. Photo Credit: Liz Plascencia

They found a nice cafe for lunch. Photo Credit: Michael Williams

Lunch in a nice cafe. Photo Credit: Michael Williams

A little shopping in the tourist district. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

A little shopping in the tourist district. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

A view of Reykjavik across City Pond. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

A view of Reykjavik across City Pond. Photo Credit: Alex Hiatt

An encounter with the local wildlife. Photo credit: Alex Hiatt

An encounter with the local wildlife. Photo credit: Alex Hiatt