Snæfellsjökull: Iceland’s Ancient Beauty

Snæfellsjökull mountain

Deep in western Iceland lies a glacier. Well, it appears to be a glacier at first glance. It’s truthfully a volcano with a glacier cap. For 700,000 years, it sat in the Snæfellsnes peninsula, sometimes visible from the nearby city of Reykjavik. It’s called Snæfellsjökull, and it’s one of the most iconic sites in the […]

Geysers: A Rare and Unique Phenomenon

Geyser

You’re walking along a path through the woods when you happen upon a small mass of land protruding out of the ground. You think very little of it until, suddenly, the ground begins to hum beneath your feet. You see steam peaking out from the hill as you approach. The steam grows thick and rises […]