UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has asked the Icelandic government to provide information on diving operations in Þingvellir National Park, mbl.is reports. The committee received a complaint about the snorkelling and scuba diving operations that take place in the park’s Silfra rift. Seven diving companies have access to Silfra, where some 76,000 divers and snorkellers take…
Source: Diving in Þingvellir Could Jeopardise UNESCO Status
Sunsets are reliably beautiful subjects and backgrounds for photography. Even when they’re not colorful and majestic, they still create a lovely change in lighting, which can make boring scenes look suddenly magical. But sunsets can also be frustrating, especially for beginners. When a sunset is particularly gorgeous, you can feel discouraged trying to capture its…
Source: 55 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography – The Photo Argus
Hiking around Ilulissat in Greenland is the quickest and easiest way to get up close and personal to the immense Ilulissat icefjord.
Source: Hiking around Ilulissat in Greenland: a complete guide | Atlas & Boots
Iceberg sightseeing in Ilulissat is best done at night, not by moonlight, but beneath the Arctic’s infamous midnight sun.
Source: Under the midnight sun: iceberg sightseeing in Ilulissat | Atlas & Boots
From dunes in the African desert to icebergs in Greenland, some parts of the world are even more beautiful from a birds-eye view.
Source: 55 photos that capture the beauty of the world from the air
Visiting this remote town in Greenland is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up close and personal with some famous ice.
Source: Where You Can Hear the Fastest-Moving Glacier in the World
AT school Emma Joseph was not particularly good at certain subjects, ‘must do better’ said her reports, however, she did well in history and geography. From…
Source: Travel: Discover Iceland’s ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ and majestic Greenland on a Fred. Olsen Cruise
The world is so vast yet technology has made it possible to unearth cities and places that have been buried underground for centuries. Faster and more efficient travel has made it possible to reach places that were quite inaccessible in the past, yet despite all this advancement, there are some places that remain a mystery.…
Source: 12 Most Forbidden Places On Earth You Cannot Visit – WOW TRAVEL
Silfra is the only place in the world where you can dive between two tectonic plates. Here’s what you need to know and what to pack.
Source: The World’s Most Spectacular Dive Isn’t in an Ocean
UNESCO’s 2019 World Heritage List includes 29 new sites featuring some of the world’s natural and cultural wonders. See the full list in pictures here.
Source: The World’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pictures
Here are some of the remarkable natural and cultural landmarks UNESCO has awarded special status to this year.
Source: Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites
From ancient archaeological sites to natural canyons and cliffs, here are 50 of the most incredible views in the world.
Source: 50 of the best views in the world
Your favourite national park is now a recognised World Heritage site, UNESCO has announced, giving Vatnajökull an even higher standing.
Source: Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Reykjavik Grapevine