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Reykjavik walking tour - part 2

(see also part 1)
We passed through the parliament square.
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The exhibition of an ancient settlement that was found during the building of our hotel.
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Half of the square.
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The parliament building, someone has stolen the door. Or perhaps its just being restored?
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The other half of the square outside the parliament.
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The gardens at the back of the parliament, site of one of Icelands most significant terrorist scares when our guide triggered something of an overreaction by jumpy American military police.
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The back of the parliament building, this garden is open to the public despite the terrorism threat posed by errant pacifist anarchist guides.


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