Being a geek (or a nerd) usually refers to a slightly eccentric and unfashionable person. Someone with great interest, passion & enthusiasm for peculiar, non-mainstream subjects.

I believe inner geekness should be embraced rather than be embarassed of. 🙂

What is a GeekPic?

To appreciate geekness in general, I will occasionally post a fun ‘GeekPic’ at irregular intervals.
I’m a volcano geek and I’m not ashamed to admit it. And no, I don’t do duckfaces…

Intricate layers of colourful volcanic deposits.

Volcano geekness

You can see these volcanic layers on the island of La Palma (Canary Islands). There are many of them along the steep & winding road up to the Roque de los Muchachos viewpoint and astronomical observatories.

Iceland eruption 2021

The latest epic volcano erupted to the scene in Iceland on 19 March 2021 (and continued in 2022 and 2023). It mesmerized people around the world with rows of craters and scenic lava flows. In this article you can read all about the extraordinary Fagradalsfjall volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula.

La Palma eruption 2021

On the same day that Fagradalsfjall in Iceland subsided, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma cracked open a new crater and roared into life on 19 September 2021. But this was no friendly flowing volcano like the gentle Fagradalsfjall…

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Inside Þríhnúkagígur volcano.
Volcano geekness: Inside the magma chamber of Þríhnúkagígur volcano, Iceland.

More to explore & discover

GeekPic @ Fimmvörðuháls

GeekPic @ Lightning Ridge

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Remote Islands – 7 Blissful remote islands

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First published: 1 March 2017

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