What do you get when you condense 40,000 gorgeous time-lapse photos of Iceland into a three-minute video? A moody, atmospheric trip to the hipster vacation destination du jour, only without the costly plane ticket and carbon emissions.

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Is it just us, or does this kinda remind you of Myst?

Stian Rekdal

Oh, and the aurora borealis (here’s a whole other video just of that if you can’t get enough):

Stian Rekdal

We should all be as talented — and patient — as photographer Stian Rekdal. And we should all go to Iceland right now.