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Great holmertz 2020-12-25 1:25

Hello Kasia,
A great view from your rented car, I guess, all alone in the Icelandic darkness. I'm surprised to find such a large and elegant building in what looks like wilderness. The illuminated façade and reflections create an exciting atmosphere. It's very well exposed to capture all details of the surrounding scenery.
I wish you a Merry Christmas and hope that all is well with you.
Gert

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Old 12-25-2020, 09:53 AM
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Thank you Gert and i wish you a Merry Christmas too!
These buildings are the summer residence of the Prime Minister (or maybe also other important persons) built on the site of the first Icelandic parliament. Nice location.
Indeed, I did spend a night there in my rental car. It snowed all night and it felt like waking up an in igloo! :-)
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Kasia
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Prime Minister's residence! That's not the average rural cottage. ;-)
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It's also a major tourist attraction and that's why it's floodlit. Very useful for my photo. The church next to it is also white by looks all blue.

Not so useful, 4 years later trying to take a photo of this view in September 2019 with Northern Lights in the sky. The flood-lit facade came out terribly overexposed.
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