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SNORKEL BETWEEN TWO CONTINENTS IN ICELAND!

SNORKEL BETWEEN TWO CONTINENTS... When one thinks about a country named ICE-land, their first thought isn’t “The snorkeling must be nice there!” but BOY would you be wrong! Is it cold? YUP! However, I’m here to tell you it was one of the coolest (no pun intended) things I’ve ever done!   If you remember anything from your old geology class, you’d know that the Earth is made up of tectonic plates that move and shift.  This is why we have earthquakes and tsunamis!  What you may not have realized is that, in Iceland, you can visibly see the rift between two tectonic plates that actively pull apart little by little each year!  There are areas of the country that...

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HOW TO SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis are a stunning and elusive natural phenomenon seen in the sky in certain parts of the world.  It occurs during solar flares, when the sun emits charged particles that then travel through and collide with the molecules and atoms in Earth’s atmosphere. The result, in basic terms, is pretty green,blue and/or purple lights waving across the sky! It is truly a magical sight to see at least once in your lifetime! 

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