The Vikings, those big fearless dudes, weren’t so fearless about the Northern Lights. They thought these spectral, arcs of milky grey and lichen green, streaming across the northern sky, were spirits hell-bent on stealing their children. 

Old fears die hard. Some northerners still bring their kids inside when the lights are playing,  just in case. 

The lights truly are a sight to see. On Christmas night we were treated to a magnificent display. Supranatural, spectral, three-dimensional twisting ropes of light.  Read more...

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