This is the first of a series of photos I plan to post from my Grand Tour of Germany (with side trip into France) that I took in May of 2017. I will not be posting them in any particular order.
Everyone seems to photograph Hallgrímskirkja from the front or side, but it looks magnificent from the back too. This was taken last November and posted on my Instagram.
I think this little building looks like a miniature temple:
This is one of a number of houses in Reykjavík that have been meticulously restored in recent years. When I was growing up, there were many old houses in the city that needed a lot of TLC, but thanks to a change in the way we think about the past ( and also to the prestige associated with living in the 101 area), many of them have been restored rather than torn down and replaced with concrete houses.
I have always thought this house looked like something out of the Victorian era, except for the corrugated iron cladding (which however, can be taken for wood at first glance). I love the splash of colour the flowers make: