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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Down The Thrihnukagigur Volcano, A Deeper Look At Iceland

It was a small five-passenger elevator, the sort of open-scaffold, spool-cabled rig that lowers professional window washers down skyscrapers. There’s nowhere else on Earth where they lower volcano sightseers.

August 22, 2015

Iceland’s Westfjords Is A Land Of Beauty And Sweeping Vistas

It’s hard to say what’s a greater wonder: The remote treasures of this country’s northwest region, or the fact that so few tourists ever visit.

June 26, 2015

Iceland Lowers Alert Over Lava Eruption Near Bardarbunga Volcano

By Lennart Simonsson, dpa REYKJAVIK — Icelandic authorities Friday lowered an aviation alert, hours after raising it to its highest level over a small lava eruption detected near a volcano in the south-east. The concern focuses on Bardarbunga, a subglacial volcano that has been threatening activity for more than a week in the south-east. The […]

August 29, 2014