Spontaneous Spirit of Humanity Takes Center Stage Around Erupting Iceland Volcano—WATCH
When the recent volcano eruption in Iceland proved to be substantially more harmless than first thought, people began to visit the crater to see what it was like.
For the first time in more than 800 years, Mount Fagradalsfjall began discharging molten lava after Iceland had experienced 50,000 earthquakes in the lead up, bracing locals for some nasty fire-weather.
While the site was originally blocked up, the complete lack of ash and pumice being spewed into the atmosphere eventually meant that thousands of people flocked to see this monumental force of nature in action.
Among those people were Donal Boyd and Frank Nieuwenhuis, a pair of photographers looking for an awe-inspiring moment of solitude with the volcano, and a chance…