Category Archives: Iceland

20 Weird And Wonderful Places On Earth That Are Strictly Off-Limits To The Public; Caren Gibson; Scribol

Behind these stunning exteriors lie secrets and hidden dangers making them inaccessible to the public. Most people have heard the phrase “harder to get into than Fort Knox.” In fact, it’s the most highly protected place in the world, with what’s rumored to be electric fences, lasers, radar, machine guns and landmines making its gold reserves nigh on impossible to access.

Source: 20 Weird And Wonderful Places On Earth That Are Strictly Off-Limits To The Public

Glaciers of the World: Los Glaciares National Park; Vision Times

Los Glaciares National Park is situated in the Argentinian part of Patagonia and is spread over an area of 1,794 acres. The park gets its name from the fact that almost half of the area is covered by glaciers. It is the largest national park in Argentina and was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.

Source: Glaciers of the World: Los Glaciares National Park – Vision Times

Seven extraordinary places you couldn’t have visited anyway; Irish Examiner

Coronavirus isn’t the only thing keeping you from these amazing destinations.

Source: Seven extraordinary places you couldn’t have visited anyway

Adventure awaits: Take a virtual tour of Iceland with the Clog; Emily Denny; Daily California

In quarantine, we’re reminded that we can’t take the Earth’s wonders for granted. Remind yourself of how beautiful the world can be on our virtual tour.

Source: Adventure awaits: Take a virtual tour of Iceland with the Clog

Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region; Unesco

Source: Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region

55 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography; Stephanie Kay-Kok; The Photo Argus

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: a complete guide; Peter; Atlas & Boots

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

Under the midnight sun: iceberg sightseeing in Ilulissat; Peter; 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

Where You Can Hear the Fastest-Moving Glacier in the World; Stephanie Vermillion; Ozy

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

12 Most Forbidden Places On Earth You Cannot Visit; WOW TRAVEL

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

The World’s Most Spectacular Dive Isn’t in an Ocean; Gear Patrol

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 Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site; A Rawlings; Reykjavik Grapevine

Source: UNESCO Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Reykjavik Grapevine

What Worries Iceland? A World Without Ice. It Is Preparing; Liz Alderman; NY Times

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The World’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pictures; Fontaine Cheng; Prestige Online

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

Vatnajökull National Park Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

Source: Vatnajökull National Park Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List – Rus Tourism News

Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change; Malay Mail/AFP

Source: Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change | Malay Mail

Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites; Elaine Thelen; World Economic Forum

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

Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!; Iceland Naturally

Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!

Source: Iceland Naturally | Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!

50 of the best views in the world; Darcy Schild; Business Insider

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

Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site; Andie Fontaine; Reykjavik Grapevine

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

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