This picture taken in Iceland in the late afternoon. On the picture is a little church made from wood and peat (turf). Is one of the last peat churches in Iceland. The humps in the grass are ancient gravesHofskirkja Iceland by Menno Schaefer on
kochia-hill-hitachinaka-city-japan Filled with woods, gardens, a mini amusement area and cycling courses sprinkled throughout the park, Hitachi Seaside Park is a must-see for anyone venturing to Japan.
The Icelandic turf houses were the product of a difficult climate, offering superior insulation compared to buildings solely made of wood or stone, and the relative difficulty in obtaining other construction materials in sufficient quantities.