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Å (Lofoten)2 photos

Å i Lofoten (004)
Å (Lofoten)Norway

Coordinates: 67° 52′ 38″ N, 12° 58′ 33″ E

Å (Å i Lofoten), from å meaning “stream”, is a village in Moskenes municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located about 2 km southwest of the village of Sørvågen on the island of Moskenesøya, towards the southern end of the Lofoten[Read more]

Alberese33 photos

Marina di Alberese (013)
AlbereseTuscany - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 38′ 55″ N, 11° 2′ 6″ E

Alberese is a rural town in southern Tuscany. It is situated 20 km south-east of Grosseto, in the heart of the Natural Park of Maremma. The area includes the surrounding rural territories which begin with the first foot-hills of the hinterland and… [Read more]

Breiðamerkursandur17 photos

Breiðamerkursandur (341)
BreiðamerkursandurIceland

Coordinates: 64° 2′ 41″ N, 16° 10′ 24″ W

Breiðamerkursandur (also called Diamond Beach for the pieces of glacial ice washed up on the beach) is a sandur (a glacial outwash plain) in southeast Iceland. Sandur is the Icelandic word for sand and the whole area is mostly sand, although some… [Read more]

Dyrhólaey7 photos

Dyrhólaey (111)
DyrhólaeyIceland

Coordinates: 63° 23′ 57″ N, 19° 7′ 39″ W

The small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (120 m) (formerly known as “Cape Portland” by seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from the village Vík í Mýrdal. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known… [Read more]

East Fjords (Iceland)6 photos

East fjords (004)
East Fjords (Iceland)Iceland

Coordinates: 64° 43′ 55″ N, 13° 59′ 27″ W

Eastern Region (Austurland, also known as Austfirðir: “East Fjords”) is a region in eastern Iceland. Its area is 22,721 square kilometres and in 2007 its population was 15,300. The largest town in the region is Egilsstaðir, with a population of… [Read more]

Flakstadpollen6 photos

Flakstadpollen (Lofoten) (043)
FlakstadpollenNorway

Coordinates: 68° 4′ 32″ N, 13° 19′ 12″ E

Flakstadpollen is a bay north of Flakstadøya, in the municipality of Flakstad, Nordland, which stretches for 3 km to the southwest from the inlet between Silsandneset in the west and Kvanndalselva in the east. The depth at the mouth is 1 to 2 m and… [Read more]

Hạ Long Bay28 photos

Hạ Long Bay (012)
Hạ Long BayVietnam

Coordinates: 20° 56′ 37″ N, 107° 4′ 42″ E

Hạ Long Bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes. Hạ Long Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bái Tử Long Bay to the northeast, and Cát Bà Island to the southwest. Hạ Long Bay has an area of… [Read more]

Haukland8 photos

Haukland Beach (Lofoten) (100)
HauklandNorway

Coordinates: 68° 11′ 56″ N, 13° 31′ 37″ E

Haukland is a town in Nordland County, Norway. Administratively, Haukland is part of the municipality of Vestvågøy. [Read more]

Katwijk aan Zee17 photos

Katwijk aan Zee (049)
Katwijk aan ZeeNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 12′ 21″ N, 4° 23′ 36″ E

Katwijk aan Zee is a seaside resort located on the North Sea at the mouth of the Oude Rijn. The name “Katwijk” probably has its origins in the name of a Germanic tribe called the Chatten (Chatti). The Dutch word “wijk” means “area”, so the name… [Read more]

Kilan6 photos

Kilan Beach (Lofoten) (041)
KilanNorway

Coordinates: 68° 4′ 26″ N, 13° 20′ 44″ E

Kilan is a town in Nordland County, Norway. Administratively, Kilan is part of the municipality of Flakstad. [Read more]

Klifatindur16 photos

Klifatindur (071)
KlifatindurIceland

Coordinates: 64° 16′ 6″ N, 14° 58′ 25″ W

The mountain Klifatindur is located in southern Iceland and is 889 m high. An important part of this mountain range is the Vestrahorn (757 m). In front of him is the pointed Brunnhorn. The Klifatindur originated in the ice age. The massif consists… [Read more]

Ladispoli51 photos

Ladispoli (213)
LadispoliLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 56′ 0″ N, 12° 6′ 9″ E

Ladispoli occupies the area of the ancient Alsium, the port of the Etruscan city of Cerveteri. It was destroyed in the 6th century, during the Gothic War, by the Ostrogoths led by Totila. Later a castle, named Palo, was built in the area. It was a… [Read more]

Reinefjorden18 photos

Reinefjorden (Lofoten) (016)
ReinefjordenNorway

Coordinates: 67° 57′ 5″ N, 13° 2′ 44″ E

The Reinefjorden (Reinefjord) is a fjord arm of the Vestfjord in the municipality of Moskenes in Nordland, which extends almost 3 km in an easterly direction from the inlet between Hamnøy in the northeast and Andøya in the southwest (north of Reine). [Read more]

Reynisfjara20 photos

Reynisfjara (105)
ReynisfjaraIceland

Coordinates: 63° 24′ 10″ N, 19° 2′ 33″ W

Reynisdrangar are basalt sea stacks situated under the mountain Reynisfjall near the village Vík í Mýrdal, southern Iceland which is framed by a black sand beach. Legend says that the stacks originated when two trolls dragged a three-masted ship to… [Read more]

Santa Severa30 photos

Santa Severa (076)
Santa SeveraLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 0′ 57″ N, 11° 57′ 25″ E

Santa Severa is part of the municipality of Santa Marinella, in the province of Rome. It is a small sea resort on the Via Aurelia, 8 km south of Santa Marinella and 50 km north of Rome. It takes its name from the 2nd century Christian martyr. The… [Read more]

Skagsanden5 photos

Skagsanden Beach (Lofoten) (021)
SkagsandenNorway

Coordinates: 68° 6′ 15″ N, 13° 17′ 2″ E

Skagsanden is a small and beautiful golden-sand beachin in Nordland County, Norway. Administratively, Skagsanden is part of the municipality of Flakstad. [Read more]

Sperlonga46 photos

Sperlonga (030)
SperlongaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 15′ 24″ N, 13° 26′ 10″ E

Sperlonga is a coastal town about half way between Rome and Naples. Surrounding towns include Terracina to the West, Fondi to the North, Itri to the North-East, and Gaeta to the East. Sperlonga was an ancient Roman resort: Emperor Tiberius built… [Read more]

Utakleiv20 photos

Utakleiv Beach (Lofoten) (334)
UtakleivNorway

Coordinates: 68° 12′ 34″ N, 13° 30′ 2″ E

Utakleiv is a town in Nordland County, Norway. Administratively, Utakleiv is part of the municipality of Vestvågøy. [Read more]

Vareid18 photos

Vareid Beach (Lofoten) (505)
VareidNorway

Coordinates: 68° 6′ 43″ N, 13° 20′ 30″ E

Vareid is a town in Nordland County, Norway. Administratively, Vareid is part of the municipality of Flakstad. [Read more]

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