When will she blow? Iceland’s vicious Katla volcano rumbles
Two earthquakes of magnitude 3.2 occurred in the Katla caldera in Mýrdalsjökull glacier around 4:00 AM this morning. Ten smaller earthquakes followed.
Iceland’s Hekla volcano “ready to blow”
“We could be looking at a major disaster when the next eruption begins if we are not careful.”
Camp in Iceland in safari-style luxury
Visitors to the well-known Laugdardalur campsite now have the option of staying in one of Reykjavik Safari Camping’s luxury safari-style tents.
Iceland Coast Guard helicopter photobombs a wedding photo shoot
The wedding photographer CM Leung captured a pretty amazing moment during a wedding photo shoot in Iceland. A search and rescue helicopter from the Icelandic Coast Guard flew by the bride, dressed in a white wedding gown on a black glacial ridge.
Don’t miss Reykjavik Pride 2016!
Next week sees the 2016 running of Reyjavik Pride – and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before.
Hekla, Iceland’s most dangerous volcano?
Of the thirty active volcanoes in Iceland, Hekla in South Iceland is one of the most active and potentially the most dangerous.
Vatnsnes: a must-see place known to few
Few that travel around the Iceland venture on road 711 in North Iceland, around Vatnsnes peninsula. This 90 km detour from the ring road offers a lot more than meets the eye. There are shores with seals, high stacks of basalt, a volcanic plug that is a presumed fortress and much more. All this in a typical Icelandic rural area with farms and a narrow gravel road occasionally blocked by a tractor.
Asylum seekers dragged out of church by Reykjavik Police
While most of the Icelandic nation was celebrating a football victory, Iranian asylum seekers Ali and Majeh were dragged out from the sanctuary of a Reykjavik church at midnight.
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