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Posts tagged ‘volcano’

Costa Rica’s elusive Arenal Volcano

One of Costa Rica’s most famous sights, how hard can it be to spot a volcano that’s 1600 metres high and has  a 140-metre-wide crater when you’re only a few miles away from it? Well, a lot harder than you’d think. Read more

Inside the volcano: Climbing Vesuvius’ crater

‘We’re going where?’ After trudging up a kilometre of stony, dusty track that looped its way up the side of the volcano, we had reached the top of Vesuvius. Or so I thought. Read more