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Iceland’s Blue Lagoon: one night - two bucket list items!

I caught up with our Marketing Assistant Laura who had the most amazing first Northern Lights experience in Iceland. Here is what she had to say:

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'"After suffering serious wanderlust from seeing so many breathtaking photos of Iceland I knew I had to head out there and explore it for myself. So, in December 2016 I flew over for a week of Arctic adventure. I experienced waterfalls, geysers, volcanoes, boiling mud pools, stunning scenery - you name it - but one night stands out for me - the night I ticked two experiences off my travel bucket list.

The Blue Lagoon had been on my bucket list for a very long time (who doesn’t have it on their list!) and after deciding an evening appointment would be perfect after a day of sightseeing, my friends and I headed for an unforgettable night of Icelandic relaxation.

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It wasn’t quite what I expected - it was definitely more of a luxury spa experience - but at night, you can’t deny that the Blue Lagoon looks extremely magical. The light blue misty waters were lit up by the warming glow of small lights dotted around the outline of the natural rock formations – it looked beautiful.

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My friends and I enjoyed a night of drinks, relaxation and wonderful silica mud masks, but then we heard a screech. I spun quickly to see a woman pointing upwards. I looked up and there they were – the magnificent Northern Lights - dancing in the dark Arctic sky through a break in the clouds. It was absolutely incredible to finally see them.

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I feel so lucky. How many people can say they ticked two bucket list items off in one night?"

Want to experience the wonders of Iceland yourself? Begin your adventure here.

Photography by Blue Lagoon, Iceland Pro Travel and THORIR 

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