was responsible for the destruction of the entire town of Rabaul in 1994, now rebuilt as seen below. On this day it was actively venting steam, but little else.
arrived between 40,000 and 50,000 years ago, and still practice their rituals to this day.
in the world.
at the edge of a sunken crater.
included visiting the local nature park in capital city Port Moresby.
has delivered me from Grand Junction, Colorado to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea.
are interminably long. Here’s one of my four flights tomorrow, from Los Angeles to Brisbane, Australia. Fourteen hours long and 11,500 km (7,200 mi). Ugh. Thank goodness, at least, for noise-cancelling headphones. (And frequent flyer miles.)
in western Montana seemed more like a wildlife safari.
with Zegrahm Expeditions, leaving in exactly one week. After traveling in polar regions for four-and-a-half months this year, this trip will feel like a tropical vacation! I’m looking forward to snorkeling on some of the most bio-diverse reef systems in the world.
at Apex Expeditions among other expert team members!
this evening, shot with handheld 500 mm telephoto lens through thin haze.
perched above the birdbath early this morning.
quenching their thirst at the birdbath.
occurred in January-July 1973 in Heimaey, Iceland, where a short-lived eruption of Eldfjell volcano nearly closed the tiny fishing harbor.