‘Fire and ice’ is not only a cliché or a nice slogan to promote Iceland. On many places you can actually see and experience both elements at one place. Like here for example, at a geothermal source near Krafla in North Iceland. Although temperatures were well below zero and there was a layer of snow of at least 20 to 30 cm, the hot earth melted everything away and the beautiful colours of the geothermal area were revealed, with the snow covered lava field in the background. It was absolutely worth tha streneous hike through the snow.
Andy Raynor Dover NH