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Volcanic crater. The 4000 years old scoria crater Gráakúla (“Grey Bump”) lies at the edge of the Berserkjahraun lava field on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland. Pronunciation tip: Grá is like the ‘grow’ in ‘growl.’ And so, Grá-a-kúla = grow-aa-cool-aa. Berserkjahraun takes after the Berserkers (whence the phrase “to go berserk”). You may read the […]

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These images were captured this afternoon in the spectacular desolation that is the Berserkjahraun lava field on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland. Late Fall brings red blueberry flowers on the green of the moss-covered lava, lending a splash of colour to an otherwise bleak setting. From Frommer’s – Iceland: Meaning “Berserkers Lava Field,” the gloriously […]

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