Leif Erikson — Photo 35 — Project 365

Leif Erikson — Photo 35 — Project 365

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Welcome to Iceland! In the foreground is Iceland’s most famous residents, Eric the Red Leif Eríkson (the statue is a gift given by the US to Iceland in 1930), and in the background is the tallest building in Iceland and one of Reykjavik best known landmarks, Hallgrimskirkja.

Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSI
Lens ID: EF-S18-55mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 IS
Exposure: 1/50 sec
Aperture: ƒ/5.6
Focal Length: 43 mm
Flash Used: No
ISO: 400
Filter(s)HOYA UV(0)
Date and Time Original: 2010:09:19 13:02:45

Update, August 8, 2016

As pointed on by the anonymous commenter, this is Leif Eríkson rather than Eric the Red. The statue is just as cool in any case.


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This is not a statue of Eric the red, but his son Leif the lucky, who found America and had the good sense to loose it again.

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