Japan #12 – One for Seven Years

We started smelling sulphur in the air even before we arrived at Owakudani. Owakudani (大涌谷) is a volcanic valley with active sulphur vents and hot springs in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.  It was created around 3000 years ago, as a result of the explosion of the Hakone volcano. Today, much of the area is an active … Continue reading Japan #12 – One for Seven Years

Hawaii Post #2 – Volcanos and Lava Flows

There is an unbelievably number of volcanos around the Island of Hawaii, but luckily there is only one of them which is still active now - Kīlauea. A boat took us to a place in Pacific ocean which is close to where lave flowing from the volcano into water.  Within fifty feet from the lave flow … Continue reading Hawaii Post #2 – Volcanos and Lava Flows