Aurora Borealis, or the famous Northern Lights, is a fascinating phenomenon of Mother Nature that has kept humanity gazing at the sky in fascination for centuries. In medieval times, before we knew the scientific explanation of Aurora Borealis, it was believed that the lights were an omen of war or famine. The Inuit concluded that the lights were the spirits of hunted animals, such as salmon, deer and whales. The dancing green, blue, red and even purple lights are loved and admired by mankind, which has been searching for the best spots to view this spectacle for years. Here, at last, is the definitive list – the very best destinations to view the Northern Lights.