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VIDEO: What Did Iceland’s Shortest Day Look Like?

Published December 22, 2015

York Underwood
Photos by
Marcos Zotes

The winter solstice is here in Reykjavík–actually anywhere in the northern hemisphere. Today is the shortest day of the year, with only 4 hours and 7 minutes of daylight. Lucky for us, Austrian video journalists Sarah Brugner and Michael Luger were able to capture it in a stunning video for Der Standard.

Take a look (it’s in English):

Living in the darkness can have strange effects on humans…and animals. Recently, a couple of our wonderful interns started cataloguing their Seasonal Affective Disorder. However, I’m still convinced winter is the best time to be in Iceland. 

Whatever gets you through the night.

Is alright.


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