Pain in the Ash

Were you among many whose travel ground to a halt due to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokul volcano in Iceland on April 13, 2010, after a 177-year slumber ?  Tens of thousands of passengers suffered delays as long as two weeks due to the shutdown of European airspace that was caused by an expansive, dense volcanic ash cloud.  Grounded by ash was just the start of the problem, as some travelers came to discover. In this...