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VIDEO: The Day The Blue Lagoon Turned Into A Volcanic Paradise

By Andie Sophia Fontaine

Photo: Art Bicnick.

Two weeks after our last volcano update, reporters Alina Maurer and Art Bicnick make their way to the tranquil tourist paradise of the Blue Lagoon. After the most recent eruption began on May 29 and an initial closure, the spa continued to restart operations – with a bubbling crater just 3 kilometres from the famous milky Blue Lagoon.

Since then, the facility was forced to close down multiple times. Lava flooded one of the roads leading to the lagoon and heavy gas pollution pestered the area for some time. Nevertheless, work to protect the Blue Lagoon and other infrastructure continues and emphasizes Icelanders resilience when it comes to natural disasters. As we like to say: „Þetta reddast“! (It will be fine!)

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