Monday, 28 April 2014

Capital City of the Week – Reykjavik


 
Reykjavik would be a great word to play Hangman with – all those consonants!


This city (and country) used to be controlled by Denmark.  It became an independent country in 1944.

 
Reykjavik hosted the famous World Chess Championship between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky.


It is the world's most northerly capital – there's a clue!

 
There are geothermal hot pools in the locality – this country is seismically active just like New Zealand.

So where in the world is Reykjavik?

  

Reykjavik is the capital of: 

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos, Carole! But please don't ask me to spell this name.

    I've added your Books You Loved meme to my Memes page. :)
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  2. I love this section of your blog where you post about the places I have never even heard before :)

    Love,
    Shainee
    apieceofshe.blogspot.com

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  3. It's amazing to me the colors of housing in other countries! There are so many colorful roofs in the city picture.

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