Travel Adventures • All of the Lights

I was fortunate enough to see the northern lights many times in Iceland! It is mesmerizing. I remember one particular night we were out skating on the make-shift ice rink (they would cover the basketball court next to the high school with several inches of water every winter). I will never forget that night… watching the light dance and change colors as it snaked across the cool, clear, star-studded night sky. Some day, I hope to return as an adult.

That Extra Inch

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that last week I took a trip to Iceland, if you don’t follow me on Instagram you might still know this because I’ve probably mentioned it in previous posts, however what you won’t know is that I’ve already had THREE Christmas Dinners this week but let’s not talk about that!

When Donna and I first discussed our trip to Iceland we debated for a while whether to visit in Summer or Winter. Eventually a winter trip won purely because seeing the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis was something we both had on our ‘bucket lists’ Although we were fully aware it was still just a matter of luck, especially in our short 5 day trip.. sometimes you’ve just got to take a gamble guys.

A couple of weeks before our trip there had been sightings of the Aurora Borealis in Scotland but…

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