The volcano eruption in Iceland continues!

The volcano eruption in Southwest Iceland continues. According to scientists this eruption can last for weeks, months or even years... That's because the magma is coming straight from the core, about 17-20 kilometers deep.

Read here what exactly happened in the weeks leading up to the eruption. In the diagram left a sketch of the current situation on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland.

We hope the eruption is ongoing when we can visit Iceland again. 

Update:9 April 2021

New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its rugged nature and spectacular landscapes. Graced with glacial mountains, geothermal activities, scenic fjords, sapphire lakes and active volcanoes, New-Zealand is the ultimate destination for travel- and nature photographers. Follow us on our journeys across the North- and South Island!

A voyage to Te Puia o Whaakari

A voyage to Te Puia o Whaakari

The Whaakari is the only active marine volcano of New-Zealand and part of the Taupo Volcanic Zone. In this zone, the Pacific and Indian-Australian tectonic plates clash with each other and the earth’s crust is pushed into the earth’s mantle. Read the report (incl.video) of our spectacular landing in the crater…

How to photograph Iceland

How to photograph Iceland

Interview by Jón Thorsteinsson. We at Stuck in Iceland were intrigued by Michel's extensive collection of videos and photographs from Iceland on his websites and requested an interview. He was kind enough to agree...

Greenland

Greenland

On an Arctic exploration cruise adventure we experienced the magnificent raw beauty of Greenland, the largest island on earth. The sea journey with several calls, gave us the ultimate opportunity to discover some of Greenland's most wonderful scenery...

Top Story: Ice Planet

Top Story: Ice Planet

Published in National Geographic Traveller. About 50 miles north of Anchorage, just outside the small town of Palmer, Knik Glacier Tours have their Base Camp, from there, on the River Knik, we sail upstream in an air-boat to...

Towards the center of the earth...

Towards the center of the earth...

Descending into a volcano is virtually impossible in practice. After an eruption, the residual liquid rock solidifies in the main vent and magma chamber, sealing off all access. Even so, there is apparently one exception... An adventure in the footsteps of Jules Vernes...

Report: Daybreak in Spitsbergen

Report: Daybreak in Spitsbergen

The morning mist clears lazily as it slowly reveals the untouched landscape of the 5 miles long Magdalena Fjord. Situated on the northwestcoast of the island Spitsbergen, we found our-selves less than 750 miles from the frosty North Pole...

Adventure: Bear Encounter

Adventure: Bear Encounter

Nothing provides a thrill quite like seeing bears in the wild in Alaska! Every summer bears come down to the rivers to gorge on salmon. With their sharp claws and teeth, they catch a salmon from the river and devour it in a short time. Bears build up a layer...

Ice Art

Ice Art

This iceberg, calved from Valdez Glacier in Alaska, seems to be the result of human work. In reality it is eroded to this form by the action of tide, wind and weather. The Valdez Glacier lies almost forgotten just outside the...

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