Iceland: Inspiring Wonders of the Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland is located at the juncture of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Known as home to roaring waterfalls, snow-capped mountains, magnificent volcanoes, and stunning ice caves, Iceland is a dreamland for many landscape photographer. Today, we will present you with some amazing shots from Spain-based photographer David Martin Castan who capture some breathtaking scenes of the natural landscape bathed in spectacular colors between dusk and dawn. In Castan’s photo, you will be able to see the dramatic landscape of Iceland. Green, blue, rosy, golden, all those colors make the place inspiring wonders of the Land of Fire and Ice.

Iceland: Inspiring Wonders of the Land of Fire and Ice
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Breathtaking Northern Lights Scenery

Northern Lights is a common name for the Aurora Borealis (Polar Aurorae) in the Northern Hemisphere. They are natural light displays in the sky, usually observed at night, particularly in the polar regions.

Polar Aurorae seen near the magnetic pole may be high overhead, but from further away, they illuminate the northern horizon as a greenish glow or sometimes a faint red, as if the sun was rising from an unusual direction. The aurora borealis most often occurs from September to October and from March to April. The northern lights have had a number of names throughout history. The Cree people call this phenomenon the “Dance of the Spirits.” Aurorae can be spotted throughout the world. It is most visible closer to the poles due to the longer periods of darkness and the magnetic field.

Its southern counterpart, the aurora australis or the southern polar lights, has similar properties, but is only visible from high southern latitudes in Antarctica, South America, or Australasia.

breathtaking northern lights
Sylvain Serre took this picture in Salluit, Nunavik, Quebec, Canada, on March 25 2009 [link]
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