April 23, 2010

Yesterday was a national holiday. Everybody went out because today the winds will turn and the famous ash cloud will reach Reykjavik.

April 20, 2010

April 15, 2010

London airports are cancelling all their flights because of the ashes from the eruption under Eyjafjallajökull. Flights are also cancelled in Norway and Sweden. Well, the last eruption lasted 2 years and they are still waiting for that really big eruption in Katla. Both previous eruptions in Eyjafjallajökull in historic times started off a big Katla eruption. We might just all be stuck were we are for some time.
Our pictures are from the smaller eruption that started in March.

April 13, 2010

Last night a new eruption started, this time under the Eyjafallajökull glacier near the old volcanic crater. The last eruption was in the 1800:s. They are waiting for a big flood any minute now down the Markarfljót river. The old bridge across the river is now underwater and they are digging canals trough the main road to try to save the new bridge when the flood reaches is. People are evacuated and flights are not allowed in the area. Holes were visible in the glacier this morning and then the river was already 1m higher than it usually is.

April 11, 2010

I'm a tough kid. Didn't let that fall on my face down the slide or the cold bother me on the playground.

Click on the title to see other pictures and please give money to Unicef. Despite what you might think we are very fond of the Brits here in Iceland. Pictures were taken on Easter so they have nothing to do with the awful accident in Russia either. Mom was at work with her polish colleagues when the accident happened and the phones started ringing.

April 8, 2010

I have the coolest Dad. And he just got over 4000 hits on Flickr. He went to the volcano again last night so there's probably more pictures to come. Top Gear also went to the volcano yesterday here you can see when they made an attempt to drive on the hot lava.

April 6, 2010

how you look if you try to climb a slide without using the ladder on the playground.

April 5, 2010

This was the Easter main traffic jam, in the air, on the glacier and on gravel roads in a distance. Hundreds and hundreds of cars. Everyone went to see the eruption. You can take a volcano tour by plane, helicopter, bus, super jeep or walk for some 5 hours. Top Gear is coming to drive to the eruption too.
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