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Batu Tara volcano expedition June-July 2015: impressions

See also: Eruption pictures | Eruption videos taken during the same expedition to Batu Tara
A beautiful eruption in the afternoon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A beautiful eruption in the afternoon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash fountain jetting from the vent during an eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash fountain jetting from the vent during an eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ile Api (Lewotolo) volcano on Lembata island is seen in the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ile Api (Lewotolo) volcano on Lembata island is seen in the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A larger eruption of Bat Tara volcano (Indonesia) produces a nice ash plume rising vertically. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A larger eruption of Bat Tara volcano (Indonesia) produces a nice ash plume rising vertically. (Phot... [info]
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Observing the volcano erupt. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Observing the volcano erupt. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Part of our camp on the beach. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Part of our camp on the beach. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Grilling fish... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Grilling fish... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Epong frying tofu dices (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Epong frying tofu dices (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Our kitchen crew - Christoph, Andi and Epong (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Our kitchen crew - Christoph, Andi and Epong (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Full moon rising with large halo (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Full moon rising with large halo (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Low tide and the sciara of Batu Tara (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Low tide and the sciara of Batu Tara (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Eruption at low tide (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption at low tide (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Andi and Galih waiting for an eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Andi and Galih waiting for an eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Glowing rockfalls after a nice night-time eruption; our camp to the right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glowing rockfalls after a nice night-time eruption; our camp to the right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Large explosion with many blocks thrown to the west (right) and outside the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Large explosion with many blocks thrown to the west (right) and outside the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfei... [info]
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Group picture at the camp site (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Group picture at the camp site (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Glowing bombs hitting the eastern crater wall (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glowing bombs hitting the eastern crater wall (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Large eruption reflected on the sea; the milky way in the left part of the sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Large eruption reflected on the sea; the milky way in the left part of the sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer... [info]
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View of the cliff from our camp; our rubber boat in the lower right in the highest part of the beach. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of the cliff from our camp; our rubber boat in the lower right in the highest part of the beach... [info]
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Eruption under a full moon sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption under a full moon sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Clouds start to cover the top of the mountain. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Clouds start to cover the top of the mountain. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Eruption at Batu Tara at night (July 2015) (Photo: MartinSiering)
Eruption at Batu Tara at night (July 2015) (Photo: MartinSiering) [info]
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Back on our boat (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Back on our boat (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Shuttle of luggage back to the boat (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Shuttle of luggage back to the boat (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Wide-angle view of the sciara of Batu Tara. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Wide-angle view of the sciara of Batu Tara. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The sciara seeen from the boat. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The sciara seeen from the boat. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Near vertical cliff in the northern part of the sciara. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Near vertical cliff in the northern part of the sciara. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Cliff of the northern part of the sciara. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Cliff of the northern part of the sciara. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Back on the boat... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Back on the boat... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Last eruption seen from the boat before leaving back to Flores Island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Last eruption seen from the boat before leaving back to Flores Island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Martin and some of the boat crew. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Martin and some of the boat crew. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Batu Tara volcano seen in the far horizon, with an eruption plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Batu Tara volcano seen in the far horizon, with an eruption plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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