Volcanic Layover

Hot Soak with a Viking: How to Live It Up in Iceland When the Airport is Covered in Hot Lava

GayCities blogger and photographer Jeffrey James Keyes regularly checks in from his world travels with updates from his best and most unusual experiences.

Another volcano eruption screwed up air traffic this week. If your layover in Reykjavik went from two hours to two days because of Grimsvotn, Eyjafjallajokull, or any really un-pronounceable Icelandic volcano you’re luck because there’s still plenty to do in a country where the Prime Minister is an out lesbian and a new law provides all the sperm you could ask for. Here are five things I did to pass time in Iceland during the, er, eruption.