Archive for the tag 'Volcano'

Our alarm was set for 6.30 to enable us to arrive for breakfast at 7.30 (as the doors opened). As we arrived we were surprised to find that the room was quickly filling up with a large number of Americans. We couldn’t help but overhear their loud conversations; they were joining a trip to Etna. [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2019

Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
William Blake

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 27th 2019

From the BBC:

The ash cloud from the Icelandic volcanic eruption is captured on a satellite image as it approached the UK.
The pink-coloured drifting ash, in the top left of the picture, was taken by Nasa’s Terra satellite on Monday afternoon and has been published by Dundee University’s Satellite Receiving Station.
The white cloud sitting [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 24th 2011