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Dreams are made of this.....When the Lights Fell from the Heavens.

By awhyu  
Since I was a 5 year old, I have always wanted to see the Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis, we had two nights worth of level 2, and I was already very happy to see
a childhood dream come true! However, what happened on the third night was well a truly unforgettable experience.

We were at the hotel ready for dinner, but I and Brens Photo dashed out, knowing our stomach's can wait, but the lights cant! As mentioned previously, many expletives came out,
A KP10 level aurora display was developing right in front of our eyes, this was going to be a very long and magical night!

A dream that well and truly came true, and I am counting the good fortune of being there at the right time and right place to see this, and one of my favourite constellations is in view too Orion The Hunter
with the gaseous nebula around the belt.

Tags: Landscape and travel Aurora borealis northern lights iceland

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Caziwinkles 6 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 7:00AM
Fascinating! We went to Iceland last year - saw nothing!! Sad

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tractor 14 3 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 7:31AM
Fabulous photo, well done.
paulknight 9 2 8 New Zealand
6 Mar 2014 8:46AM
I've never seen such colours in the sky. A great reward for postponing your meal! Memorable image.
Richsr 12 91 223 England
6 Mar 2014 8:56AM
Impressive Aurora Boreali, certainly worth missing dinner for
R.
richmowil Plus
10 369 2 England
6 Mar 2014 9:06AM
Wow!!!! Excellent!!
PhilT2 Plus
9 513 29 England
6 Mar 2014 11:13AM
Awe inspiring shot......a really superb capture....must have been an incredible thrill to see such a sight as this
6 Mar 2014 11:16AM
Great capture.
Sylvia
Andrew_Hurley 13 71 73 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 1:41PM
A sky to dream of and to die for!

Andrew
PranavMishra 7 52 17 India
6 Mar 2014 3:54PM
very lovely..
Niknut Plus
9 2.2k 78 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 5:09PM
Oooooooo.....terrific shot !!......me jealous ??......Oh yes !!!!
teocali Plus
11 441 18 England
6 Mar 2014 6:01PM
Surreal and glorious - how wonderful to have witnessed this, let alone capture it so perfectly.
Sylvia
derekhansen 10 210 24 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 7:46PM
A fantastic light display Andrew. Glad you kept your nerve and got the shot.
Derek
philgood 7 7 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 9:39PM
Lovely capture and awesome to see it, on my wish list.
AnnJ 7 5 Scotland
6 Mar 2014 11:01PM
Truly magical, I am so envious! Ann.
ABPhotosUK 6 26 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2014 1:58PM
Simply awe inspiring, how wonderful to be there during the KP10 a truly once in a lifetime experience aqnd superbly captured Grin
STUARTHILL758 17 38 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 8:31PM
You lucky boy
BarbaraR 13 22 1 England
9 Mar 2014 9:56PM
Truly awesome.
I am very envious !

B.
18 Mar 2014 3:07AM
美极了!!

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