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A different sort of fireworks display: Mount Yasur, Tanna Island, Vanuatu

This surely cannot be safe, I thought, as I heard another rumble. To be accurate, the sound was first felt, before it was heard. It vibrates in your chest and deep in your bones, like you’re standing too close to the speakers at a rock concert. 777 more words


The Islands of Japan – Sanshirojima & Dogashima

Off the western coast of Izu in Shizuoka Prefecture is a group of islands known as Sanshirojima (三四郎島), which consists of Zojima, Nakanoshima and Takashima. Boat tours will bring visitors around the islands, of which Zojima is the most interesting as it is shaped like an elephant. 424 more words


trekking mt. rinjani: day 3

Continued from Trekking Mt. Rinjani Day 1 and Day 2.

On the last morning of our trek, our guide Jamal woke us up at 2:30 AM to start our trek to the summit of the mountain. 797 more words


A Journey of 10 Phases - Part 2

Phase 2: Kampala to Kigali

Clearing customs was surprisingly easy in Entebbe. I got a taxi and was out of the airport in no time. Robert had already arrived in Entebbe the day before and was waiting for me in a hotel nearby called the African Roots Guest House. 829 more words

The Congo

Days 122-126: Kawah Ijen Volcano, Java

We had decided to visit Ijen volcano in East Java, famous for it’s massive sulphuric crater lake, and we had decided to do it the local way. 1,078 more words