- If you want to see the Northern Lights this trip increases the odds with Andy, the astronomer, and Hakon the guide flexing the the itinerary to suit conditions. They couldn't help the weather but they took us to many spectacular places and we managed to see the lights on the last night which was the "icing on the cake". Hakon was very informative about the unstable geology of Iceland, its history and sagas and Andy, who is also knowledgeable about the geology, gave an excellent presentation on the Aurora Borealis. He identified stars and helped us with camera settings etc. My personal highlights, apart from the Aurora Borealis, were the Gullfoss Waterfall, the film about the Eyjafjallajokull eruption, the "rift" in Thingvellir National Park and the Harpa concert halls.
Published on: 18 February 2017