Having a Blast.
We all probably feel like we have a fairly good idea of what a volcanic eruption looks like. But that idea probably comes from the Discovery Channel or about 3 different Nicholas Cage films; it’s not often you get to see one so up close and personal. Last week, the easily misspelt Fagradalsfjall Volcano near Reykjavik erupted for the first time in about 800 years. Fortunately, though, the eruption was relatively small, so nobody was washed away in a tsunami of molten lava. Instead, we got some incredible drone shots out of it. I say we, but it’s mainly photographer Bjorn Steinbekk who should take the credit, as he had the bright idea of flying his beloved drone straight through the eruption. And while there were no grapes in sight, Steinbekk certainly captured the wrath of Mother Nature. Although, what’s really spectacular is just how unspectacular all these local Reykjavik residents seem to find the whole thing. Apparently, if you’re from Iceland, a volcano erupting on your doorstep is just one of those funny little quirks of life. One bloke even used it as an opportunity to make a fry up.Read Original Story