The Northern Lights and Lava Fields of Iceland (part 4)

Posted by Anonymous
on Thursday, March 22, 2007

Despite our best efforts to track down the northern lights, the weather didn't cooperate for us last night either: Wind gusts blew in clouds from over the ocean, blocking our view of the sky. While we're all a little disappointed, no one in our group is terribly saddened.

This morning, before heading to the airport, some group members are taking a final art tour of the city. Reykjavik is filled with sculptures, both in designated gardens and on street corners. This will be a final farewell to this beautiful place.

Our visit to Iceland has been filled with incredible scenery — waterfalls, snow-topped volcanoes, and lava fields — unique experiences, like soaking in the Blue Lagoon, and delicious food, like our seaside lobster feast. Not seeing the northern lights means only one thing to my husband and me: We'll be back — but maybe during summer next time.

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