We’re pretty sure, by now, you’ve seen one of the amazing drone videos taken at the (very) active volcano that’s been drawing tourists just a short drive from Reykjavik. They’ve all been pretty great, but they’ve also been largely variations on a theme. This one is very different.
We can see why people are drawn to this volcano: It’s super active and must be absolutely phenomenal to witness in person. In fact, people have been drawn from around the world, even with the pandemic, to catch a glimpse of the planet doing its thing. Plenty of those people have taken drones, and plenty of their videos have been highlighted on this site.
But here’s the thing: Most of the videos we’ve seen have been taken during twilight hours, to really highlight the lava. This one was shot largely during daytime… and there’s a lot to see.
With those amazing twilight flights, the lava really pops. But it’s often difficult to get a sense of scale… and the scale is…