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Beautiful video of the Aurora dancing over the Westfjords

By Staff

  • The Aurora in early September An American photographer visited the Westfjords and Eastfjords last fall to shoot this beautiful video of the Aurora. Photo/Screenshot from video, see below.

The Westfjords and Eastfjords are two of the best kept secrets of Iceland. Small fishing villages, steep mountain sides and narrow deserted fjords make the Westfjords the perfect destination for anyone looking to experience the tranquil beauty of Iceland. The roads can be difficult, espcially in the winter, but the detour is certainly worth it!

Read more: Watch an amazing video of snowboarders conquer the Westfjords' mountains

Last fall, in late August and early September, an American photographer and film maker Ric Taylor visited the Westfjords and the Eastfjords, shooting this stunning video of the Aurora, proving that you don't need to come in the middle of winter to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights!

You can check out Ric's work, including a number of great photos from Iceland here:

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