Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #150 – Postcard #2

The relatively younger cone of this volcano grew up within the caldera of an ancestor volcano, resulting in a somma volcano, which is made more visible in the virtual-afternoon shadows. The new stratovolcano is large enough now that her bottom covers all but the a northern segment of the somma rim.  It makes it appear…

Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #149 – Postcard #3

Yes, I had alternate motives for coming to this particular volcanic hideaway.   I hear the windsurfing here is excellent…though I may not be the most excellent windsurfer. Matter of fact in deep water I tend to become a submarine volcano.  Maybe I should stick to being a beach-bum. Volcanoes have been good for tourism here…so…

Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #149 – Postcard #1

The first Tuesday of November has come and gone, and this li’l volcanohead is about ready to sink into a mental and emotional caldera.  I need to regroup…get back with my roots…seek the sagacity of my elders… ..or maybe I just need to put some physical distance between myself and the North American continent.  (Yeah..that…