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Geopark Villa rising in Innri-Njarðvík

Geopark Villa rising in Innri-Njarðvík

Andrea Maack is an artist and perfume designer who was fascinated by Reykjanes when she moved back home in 2015 after a long stay in Italy. Colorful geothermal areas mixed with dark and cold nature are an inspiration in her brand Andrea Maak, but also in the design of her dream house Geopark Villa. She says it is remarkable itself that Reykjanes is recognized as a Geopark and that it is just allowed to build houses so close to unique geosites. "My foreign friends see how amazing this is, but Icelanders are gradually seeing it too".
Fagradalshraun it is

Fagradalshraun it is

Photo: ICEYE

Mt. Fagradalsfjall seen from space

Many of us have seen the magnificent erupting Mt. Fagradalsfjall from ground level through a screen or even in person, but now you can see the volcano from space with the so-called Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) that can track flowing lava. See the development of the volcano from April. 1 - May. 6 in only 14 seconds.
THE U.S AIR FORCE

The erupting Mt. Fagradalsfjall that changed world history during the WWII

The erupting Mount Fagradalsfjall has changed history more than once, but ever since an American warplane crashed at the mountain during World War II it has been named “the mountain that changed world history”.
New and adventurous Volcano run

New and adventurous Volcano run

The fee collection has gone well but rainy days have caused trouble in some parking lots

The fee collection has gone well but rainy days have caused trouble in some parking lots

Jewells Chambers explores hidden gems in Reykjanes

Jewells Chambers explores hidden gems in Reykjanes

Vestnorden 2021

Vestnorden 2021

Iceland will up-cycle your lockdown sweatpants into hiking boots

Iceland will up-cycle your lockdown sweatpants into hiking boots

Mt. Keilir. Photo by Thrainn Kolbeinsson.

Magma gathering under Reykjanes peninsula

New satellite imagery received yesterday has swung scientific opinion towards the idea that magma may be gathering under the Reykjanes peninsula during the ongoing earthquake swarm. There is no indication of any volcanic activity at this time, however, and any eruption in the area would likely be small
Lighthouse of love

Lighthouse of love

Engaged on top of a volcano - married in an iconic lighthouse
The colours of winter

The colours of winter

Yes it is the middle of winter, it is cold and it is dark but the colors are beautiful and magnificent.