Iceland Magic: Geysers

In the land of cold and ice, water vapors betray its hidden seething innards


Hot water bubbles to the surface, ready to fill a tea pot


But here, a much fiercer force is preparing to emerge. His name is Strokkur.


Excitement builds


And then he blows


Hurling himself towards the sky


A force that cannot be contained – exuberant, reckless, wild


Spent, he curls back inside the stony caverns


For a few moments, calm returns. But everyone knows, it’s only the quiet before the next storm.


Here are Litli Geysir and Strokkur caught on video:

The DP Weekly Photo Challenge: Magic.

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24 Responses to Iceland Magic: Geysers

  1. Wonderful photos and words to capture the fun, mystery, and force of geysers. Your post reminds me of my trip to Yellowstone and watching Old Faithful explode at routine times to delight the crowds. Thanks Annette. May your days be full of magic.


  2. utesmile says:

    Wonderful to see this again, after I had seen in 2 years ago with my own eyes. It is always fascinating, every time I see it. Wonderful!


  3. Julie says:

    I grew up near Yellowstone and have seen Old Faithful erupt countless times, and yet it never ceased to struck awe in me. The power of a geyser is amazing and beautiful. This post took me home. πŸ™‚

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  4. bythebriny says:

    Wow, how exciting!

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  5. Nature is truly magic, as you have captured it so amazingly well in your images, thank you for sharing Annette. As we all here could use a bit of magic, but maybe december 19th would happen as a true magic!


  6. beautybyadutchgirl says:

    Wow, what a beautiful pictures. I’d love to see this in real sometime..

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  7. susiisagt says:

    This is absolutly amazing. πŸ’™


  8. Oh Annette, thank you for this post! I can’t wait to see Strokker myself! πŸ™‚


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  10. I’ve long been entranced by this place, so I had to see your post from the archive about your visit. I love how you captured the steps of the geyser eruption through photos.


  11. JMP traveler says:

    Love Iceland I’ve visited three times and will go back for more.


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