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theguardian - 28 days ago

Lava in a cold climate: Icelanders rush to get wed at volcano site

The ‘quiet’ eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula lets scientists, the public and even marrying couples enjoy the spectacle close upIt was not the wedding they planned when they got engaged in 2017. But for Sumarliði and Jón, their ceremony in front of neon orange lava erupting from a volcano in Iceland was “weird, gorgeous and terrifying all at the same time”.The grooms hiked for more than two hours through snow and wind to reach the spot on the Reykjanes peninsula. “I thought I might freeze to death at my own wedding,” Sumarliði told the Observer. Continue reading...

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