The Magnificent Aurora Borealis

There has been a lot of solar activity these past few weeks, making me wish we were back in Yellowknife, NWT, Canada (oh yeah, that’s where we’ve been lately) or in Iceland to see the aurora dancing over the erupting Fimmvörðuháls volcano. I’m still on an aurora high and am so grateful that we were able to see the northern lights four out of the six nights that we were out aurora hunting. Here are some images from the first night–our very first northern lights show.

Shimmering arcs and waves of light—glowing different shades of blue or green—dance and sweep their way across the dark sky. No words can describe how humbled and moved I am to have had the opportunity to gaze up, hand in hand with the hubs, at such a beautiful and spectacular show. It goes without saying that no picture could do the lights any justice—you must simply see them with your own eyes. More to come: watch this space.

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