Kruiend ijs – Drifting ice

See the full version on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comKruiend ijs – Drifting ice in The Netherlands.

In February 2012, a rare phenomenon occurred in The Netherlands. The fascinating appearance of ‘kruiend ijs’ – drifting ice, a sight that is usually confined to (sub) Arctic environments much further north. Continue reading


End of year list 2017

See the updated version on my new website: ∞ End of year list – The five most popular posts in 2017.

Happy New Year! It’s that exciting time of end-of-year lists! The past week I have been sharing the top-5 of best read blog posts in 2017 on the Wilderness Coffee & Natural High Facebook page. Here’s a summary Continue reading

Eldfell erupting a rainbow

See the full version on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comEldfell erupting a rainbow.

Eldfell suddenly arrived in spectacular fashion on the island of Heimaey on 23 January 1973, and caused quite some upheaval. After it finished its business on July 3 of that same year, it now lies Continue reading


See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comDalalæða – Spectacular waterfalls of fog.

The setting sun can create quite some stunning special effects. Sometimes, if the conditions are right, something truly spectacular can occur. A magical phenomenon that literally produces waterfalls of fog. I was incredibly lucky to run into this by chance, Continue reading

Aurora Solaris

See the full version on my new website: ∞ Aurora Solaris – The sunset version of northern lights.

At the end of 2012 I ventured off on a walkabout through the Australian bush, chasing the solar eclipse, black opals and the Wollemi pine. The landscapes of Australia are truly Continue reading

Northern lights!

See the full story on my new website: ∞ Northern lights – Energy from out of space pouring in.

There are few natural phenomena quite as awe-inspiring to behold as the magical northern lights. Perhaps rivalled only by a total solar eclipse or a volcanic eruption. No amount of images or videos circulating on the internet can truly convey the feeling of what it’s like to be surrounded by them, and see them Continue reading