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Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion), eruption update: lava still flowing
After the collapse of the summit crater, the eruption seems to have calmed down a bit compared to the extreme levels ovbserved during the past days. Lva fountains of 50-100 m height continue to feed a cluster of lava flows that have cut the national road on a length of 1 km and are creating new land at a spectacular, growing sea entry delta. Steam loaded with acid gasses and Pele's hair created at the sea entry continue to create health problems in much of the nearby, inhabited coastal areas.
Tom and Marco visited Stromboli's recent eruption in early March. Sets of new photographs
have been posted. ... read all
We gladly announce two new study&walking tours we can offer you in Italy: one to the Bay of Naples from 8-15 April and a two-weeks tour of the Eolian Islands from 6-18 May 2007. Both tours will be guided by our Italian geologist Marta who is a true insider in both areas. ... read all
A set of photos
from our recent expediton to Nyiragongo volcano has been posted. The next tour to see this unique volcano and the endangered mountain gorilllas of the Virunga volcanic chain is now set to 21-28 Jan. 2007. Details on this page
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Because of the recent interesting volcanic activity at Merapi and Semeru volcano on Java, we point to two tours with open spaces for last-minute individual bookings: ... read all
Due to lack of participants, we decided to cancel the tour to North Sulawesi and postpone it to 2007. As an interesting alternative, we can offer a special trekking tour in Java and Bali from 5-20 August instead. There are two open spaces available. ... read all
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Volcano Calendar 2018
: We're proud to present our 2018 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
Definition of a volcano
: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.
From Stromboli to Etna tour
: A small group tour with a volcanologist to discover the active volcanoes in Sicily: spend 8 fantastic days in some of the most beautiful and interesting volcanic areas in the world. Watch Etna and Stromboli erupt... Last but not least, very nice accommodation and delicious food wait for you!
: Our walking & study tours with a broader focus on nature, geology, landscape, photography, archaeology and culture: explore Greece, Ethiopia and many other wonderful travel destinations!
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