Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #151 – Postcard #1

In the 4 years I have been playing hide-and-seek with you all, I have met many different kinds of volcanoes… small ones, tall ones, cold ones, bold ones, and even bald ones…I have discovered that I am a sucker for the rough rugged ones who appear to have had “interesting” pasts. This edifice doesn’t just…

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…