Mount Etna – Vigorously steaming from all its craters

Mount Etna on Sicily is Europe’s most active volcano, and it’s in a constant state of excitement. There’s always some activity going on. Often it’s just quietly steaming away, sometimes even producing pretty smoke rings. But when it erupts Continue reading


Stromboli – The ancient lighthouse of the Mediterranean

Stromboli is the stuff of legends. The ancient lighthouse of the Mediterranean; it has been erupting its mesmerizing glow for over 2000 years, in such a way it has actually become the ‘type locality’ for it. When I saw its triangular shape looming on the horizon, it was pulling me like Continue reading