Volcanic eruptions are very inconvenient if you have travel plans, or get caught up in one. But they are very nice to look at. Here's some of magma-and-ash-spewing Eyjafjallajokull's finest work.

The Icelandic Volcano Eruption in Pictures

Taken at sunset yesterday.

The Icelandic Volcano Eruption in Pictures

The cloud, coming in from Iceland on the top left and covering Britain.

The Icelandic Volcano Eruption in Pictures

An aerial shot shows lava oozing from a fissure.

The Icelandic Volcano Eruption in Pictures

Clouds above the volcanic glacier.

The Icelandic Volcano Eruption in Pictures

This ash is the reason you can't fly to Europe. Sorry.

The Icelandic Volcano Eruption in Pictures

Kaboom!