Thursday, 26 June 2014

Birth of a Geyser

Iceland is well known for its volatile geothermal activity. In other words, bits of the island keep exploding and everyone gets covered in lava, ash or water.
Geysir is the best place to witness the water bit!  The name of the original 'Geysir' is now used world wide and although it doesn't erupt often, another one very close by is called Strokker and blows its top every 5 - 10 minutes. This is great fun because you get a chance to really go to town on the photographs.

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Snow on the Purbeck

We don't get snow here on the Isle of Purbeck very often but this year we have had a good covering twice in as many weeks. Unfortunately...