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Sunrise atop Mt. Haleakala Volcano - Maui, Hawaii

We woke up at 4 am to catch the sunrise on top of Mount Haleakala (the East Maui volcano). As we zig-zagged our way up a mountain lit only by a wide, steady stream of car lights, it was clear that we were about to witness a magnificent site. 50 more words

Above The Clouds

Sumatra 1883

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An Island Devastated.

JUST now while wild, rumours are flying about of the destruction of an island in the Celebes Sea, with the loss of 10,000 people, the following from the New York Sun will be of interest :- 231 more words

Death

Mt. Etna: On Surviving an Active Volcano

Today was the day. Today we tackled the mighty 3,323m high Mt. Etna. We set off trying to use the Garmin satnav, but it couldn’t even find Mt. 989 more words

Travel

Climbing Fuji-San

Despite the pain, and despite the breathlessness, climbing Fuji-San was undoubtedly one of the high-lights of my time in Japan!

Mount Fuji is Japan’s highest mountain, reaching a pinnacle of 3,775 metres. 841 more words

Backpacking

Sing Your Song Again

The only time I’ve ever been to Mt. St. Helens was when I was a kid and the entire area was consumed by fog. I never was able to see the peak. 115 more words

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Return to Kawaguchiko

I returned to Kawaguchiko this past weekend to see Fuji for the last time. It was a great calm before the storm of emotions and crazy airport travels. 95 more words

Japan

End of the Road

A raging river of lava enters the sea at Waikupanaha, Kalapana, Hawaii. The incredible volume created consistent littoral explosions, sending ejecta flying through the air. A few hours after I shot this photo, there was a pretty significant bench collapse, taking roughly 2 acres of land… including the spot I was standing on! 24 more words

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