Virtual Volcano Vacation #134 WINNER! – Khangar

Sometimes the  most amazing volcanoes are the ones who do not call any attention to themselves..at least not in the usual way. I have visited many of this volcano’s neighbours, but finally decided to “drop in” on this quiet old gentleman. He may not be the tallest, nor most active, nor even the most scenic,…

Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #134 – Postcard #2

By now it’s no real secret that I am attracted to volcanoes with rhyolite domes, but I also am into volcanoes with calderas…not necessarily because I find them “deep”, but that I know they are made by explosive volcanoes.  The eruption that made this caldera was VEI 6 according to his profile. Extra Credit (2…

Virtual Volcano Vacation #133 WINNERS – Mehetia

This week’s getaway….as if anybody would want to get away from Hawai’i…took me more than 4,000 km distance, and yet I never left the Pacific Ocean…nor did I truly get away from “society”. I just migrated south down to French Polynesia to the Society Islands…the Windward Islands to be more precise, just over 100 km…