Groundhog Year for Iceland

Just over a year ago, Eyjafjallajokul played havoc with the European air traffic.

Today, Iceland had to close its international airport and all domestic flights are cancelled following Grimsvotn’s biggest eruption in 100 years!

I was in Reykjavik a month ago where I notice with amusement that the latest souvenir tat was a jar of Eyjafjallajokul’s ashes, followed closely by t-shirts phonetically spelling “Eyjafjallajokul”. How long until these are replaced by Grimsvotn memorabilia?

Back to serious matters. Experts are thinking that this eruption won’t be as catastrophic for air travel as last year’s. Let’s hope they’re right

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