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Celebrating Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Guatemala has been a destination for Americans for at least ten years now, so it was no surprise that Antigua was swarming with them. The colorful colonial town, an hour outside Guatemala City, provides tourists with that authentic Guatemalan feel. 856 more words

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Abstract Landscape: Criss-Cross

Volcanic dikes criss-cross the landscape at the foot of the Spanish Peaks in northeast New Mexico, creating a texture of rigid, straight line patterns across otherwise rolling hillsides. 21 more words

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How volcanism converted Iceland to Christianity

This 2017 video is about Ófærufoss waterfall in Iceland. It says abput itself:

Located near Eldgjá in central Iceland. Until the early 1990s a natural bridge spanned the falls, but it collapsed from natural causes.

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From Top to Bottom: Scientists Map a New Island Volcano

(First published on May 4, 2016, on State of the Planet.)

One of the earth’s newest islands exploded into view from the bottom of the southwest Pacific Ocean in January 2015, and scientists sailing around the volcano this spring have created a detailed map of its topography. 454 more words


Hitching paradise: 1 day in Ometepe, Nicaragua

Hitchhiking Ometepe is a dream. It is an island with two volcanoes and a long, circular road around each volcano. So you always have a view of a volcano, or the beach, or both volcanoes and the beach. 1,067 more words


Auckland - Vulcanoes

Much of Auckland is dotted by Volcanoes, which I didn’t know until seeing them marked all over my map. With up to 50 around Auckland, it’s hard to miss them, though some look like ordinary hills. 225 more words



And that’s a big wow. I didn’t know I lived in a land of volcanoes ? I thought Australia is only proned to bush fires and floods ? 151 more words