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‘Architect of Sound’ Release Five Interactive Audio Postcards / Sound Cards

Explain? In the modern 21st century many of us have some form of online action with the digital World. People around the world use Smart phones for various reasons. Today when people visit tourist locations they usually upload pictures and videos to online social media networks but occasionally they send postcards […]

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‘Harpa’ Concert Hall, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Sparkling by the water, beside the old harbour and facing out towards the North Atlantic is the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre. ‘Harpa’ is Icelandic for Harp. The spectacular building opened in May 2011 and stands out as a unique modern landmark in the vibrant city of Reykjavík, Iceland – the World’s […]

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Smekkleysa, Bad Taste Records (Laugavegur)

  Smekkleysa, Bad Taste Records, Home to the Sugarcubes… Located down the main shopping street ‘Laugavegur’ in Reykjavík is Bad Taste Records: Smekkleysa (Translation tastelessness) which is one of Iceland’s most important record labels with an interesting history.  The record label was set-up in 1986 by a circle […]

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The Power of Gullfoss

The Power of Gullfoss Gullfoss is a natural phenomean with a unique history that has managed to trigger different feelings in many people from all around the world those who choose to visit it.  The waterfall is located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest […]

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Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík.

Hallgrímskirkja Church sits proudly in the centre of Reykjavík towering over any other building in the city. Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran parish and is the largest church in Iceland.  The Architect behind this landmark was Guðjón Samúelsson, Iceland’s state Architect.  This building was commissioned in 1937.  The work began […]

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Strokkur & Friends…

  Along the Geothermal Zone beside the Hvita River around 80 km from Iceland’s Capital of Reykjavik sits the great ‘Strokkur’ Geyser.  Strokkur lived in the shadow of another remarkable hot spring known as the Great Geysir.  Eruptions from the Great Geysir hurl scolding water […]

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