Category Archives: Volcano

Drowning in Rain, Bartolomé Island

Thursday, January 17, 2019 Bartolomé Island is a volcanic islet just off the coast of Santiago Island. It sits in the rain shadow of Santiago and Santa Cruz. Bartolomé’s volcanic landscape, with its spatter cones, tuff cones and lava flows, … Continue reading

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Frozen Waters Two: Iceland

May, 2014 The 269 named glaciers in Iceland cover 11% of the land, or over 4,000 square miles. Almost every type of glacier is represented on this small island nation. All of their drinking water comes from glaciers, and it … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Thirteen: Seljalandsfoss and Öxarárfoss, Iceland

May, 2014 We certainly have seen a lot of waterfalls on our travels. Seljalandsfoss was the first one where we could actually walk behind it – pretty cool! Seljalandsfoss (I’ve double and triple checked the spelling and I’m still not sure … Continue reading

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Mountains and Airplanes

Saturday, July 21, 2018 The sun was shining brightly this morning, good news, as we took a morning flight from Boeing Field, around Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. Thrown in for good measure were Mount Adams and Mount Hood, … Continue reading

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A Full Day in Mauritius

Monday, January 22, 2018 Our cruise ended early this morning. Since we have an 11pm flight to Dubai, we decided to take a private tour – we figured that would be better than spending most of the day in the … Continue reading

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The Peak of the Furnace

Saturday, January 20, 2018 Welcome to France! The island of Réunion is an overseas department of France. It’s a small island, only about 970 square miles, with a population of over 800,000 people. The island is one of three Mascarene Islands, … Continue reading

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