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The rain ended towards the close of a long summer day in Reykjavik, and the sun dropped down below a layer of low clouds. With features resembling volcanic basalt columns, the iconic Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran church is the second tallest building in Iceland. Its main face and doorway are oriented towards the setting sun, which paints the structure in red-gold light. Standing apart in the front square of the church, a statue of the even more iconic Icelandic explorer Leif Eriksson keeps watch towards the harbour. Eriksson was an early convert to Christianity, and an historical figure of mythic proportion. To this day he and his achievements cast a long shadow.
Casting a Long Shadow In the Low Sun, Reykjavik
Reykjavik Iceland


The rain ended towards the close of a long summer day in Reykjavik, and the sun dropped down below a layer of low clouds. With features resembling volcanic basalt columns, the iconic Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran church is the second tallest building in Iceland. Its main face and doorway are oriented towards the setting sun, which paints the structure in red-gold light. Standing apart in the front square of the church, a statue of the even more iconic Icelandic explorer Leif Eriksson keeps...
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