Blog post have been sparse lately, I've been preparing a trip to Iceland and Norway! Yesterday we arrived in Reykjavik, and after a ride from the airport into town we were dropped in front of this
There was this fabulous pipe organ as well, all 25 tons of it! The sound in this place is amazing...Liefur Erikson (not so strange in itself) "Donated by the U.S. Government in honor of the Millennial of the Althing". I was also surprised to see him carrying a cross, what kind of Viking explorer has that?
It took 38 years to build the church, starting in 1945. It's enough of a landmark (and it happens to sit on the high point in town) that many museums used it for scale in diagrams.