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Aurora Borealis  

Aurora Borealis

The Light in the Dark

October 17th 2015
For night's swift dragons cut the clouds full fast, And yonder shines Aurora's harbinger; At whose approach ghosts, wandering here and there, Troop home to churchyards. William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream *** Five. The number which filled us with such incredible excitement…Five. For the previous week we had been tracking the Aurora Borealis ... read more
Europe » Iceland

Icelandic Flag Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world's oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Independent for over 300 years, Iceland ... ... read more
21st October 2015

Bucket List Borealis!
Seeing the Aurora on your first night certainly was a sign of the amazing days ahead! Bravo for continuing to drive through that blizzard, and then be rewarded with waterfalls and glaciers, but what else would we expect of adventurers who got married in an ice hotel? I love that triptych of the waterfalls with the different light on them and those adorable horses. Iceland isn't in my price range, so thanks for letting me visit vicariously!

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