As many people know, the Icelandic weather is notoriously unpredictable, as can be quite difficult when walking. The good news though. is it can go in both directions.
Last night, Tuesday 30 March, Iceland put on a unique show and perhaps the greatest show on earth when an active volcano in Geldingadalur and the famous northern lights were sported at the same time.
The weather was very nice and the sky was clear, with beautiful dark skies filled with stars quite visible, unlike when the city lights pollute the sky.
The Northern Lights appeared in the sky just before midnight, just moments before search and rescue teams closed the volcanic area. Thousands of Icelanders visited the volcano last night, but most of them were on their way back when the northern lights appeared in the sky.
If they listened carefully, some could hear professional photographers cursing in the distance for leaving the area so quickly. Nevertheless, our brilliant photographer, Art Bicnick, managed to capture the unearthly atmosphere around the mountain. In the picture you can also see the two pink smoke plumes coming from two cones of fire that have not yet appeared and have been nicknamed North (Northie) and South (Southie).
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Source: The Nordic Page