2020-06-01

Reykjavík Dog Walk │ City photography

Documenting Iceland

by: Rafn Sig,-

 

I really like walking in Reykjavík with my 100 -400 lens. I’m able to shoot different photos without anyone notice. I caught this one recently and I must say that I would not want to be the one cleaning up this shit – but the lady did.

Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It has a latitude of 64°08′ N, making it the world’s northernmost capital of a sovereign state, and is a popular tourist destination. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxa Bay. With a population of around 123 300 (and over 216 940 in the Capital Region), it is the heart of Iceland’s cultural, economic and governmental activity.

Reykjavík is believed to be the location of the first permanent settlement in Iceland, which, according to Ingólfur Arnarson, was established in AD 874. Until the 19th century, there was no urban development in the city location. The city was founded in 1786 as an official trading town and grew steadily over the next decades, as it transformed into a regional and later national centre of commerce, population, and governmental activities. It is among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world

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4 Comments

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