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Icelandic volcano close-up.

April 18, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

In April 2002 our family spent 10 magnificent days in Iceland on a personal tour designed for us by ISAFOLD Travel. With the news of the continuing eruption of the Eyjafjallajökul volcano I sent a note to our friends at Isafold Travel to ask after their safety – and yes they are all safe – and they have even had a volcano adventure. Here is a paragraph from their website as well as some photos taken by Isafold Travel staff.

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Volcano Eruption

The Monday before Easter Break the staff of Isafold Travel drove to the Volcano Eruption in Eyjafjallajökul on seven ISAK jeeps. To get as close as possible to the eruption site we drove the south coast passing Skógar and went up by glacier tongue Sólheimajökull, from there we drove over glacier Mýrdalsjökull. After spending a good time viewing this magnificent wonder of nature we headed back to Reykjavík and arrived at 4 am at the headquarters, tired but very happy after 12 hours of fantastic experience.

Isafold Travel staff viewing the eruption in Eyjafjallajökul from a safe distance.  Dawn breaks and the volcano continues erupting.

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