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Gullfoss is one of the grandest water fall in Iceland. Thousands of tourist visit it every day in summer.
It was cloudy when we arrived there. My friends were all couples so I walked alone. After lunch, the sun came out from cloud layer. I knew fantastic rainbow would appear again so I ran towards it and took this photo at the hillside. Yes, a lucky day, thanks to the cloud, the wind, the sun, the river and the past raining days.

Texts from wikipedia:
Gullfoss (English: Golden Falls) is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvt river in southwest Iceland.

Gullfoss is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. The wide Hvt rushes southward. About a kilometer above the falls it turns sharply to the left and flows down into a wide curved three-step "staircase" and then abruptly plunges in two stages (11 m and 21 m) into a crevice 32 m (105 ft) deep. The crevice, about 20 m (60 ft) wide, and 2.5 km in length, is at right angles to the flow of the river. The average amount of water running over this waterfall is 140 m/s in the summertime and 80 m/s in the wintertime. The highest flood measured was 2000 m/s.

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