Undoubtedly this has been one of the toughest things we’ve ever done, but only the toughest things are worth it.
We started our 24 hour trek at 5pm, walking 25km in one day and climbing up and down with backpacks, almost no water: legs and feet hurting, walking all night;
The volcano from which we took these photos is called Acatenango, and it is above the clouds (where you could see thunderstorms underneath). But then after you climb around it for like 5 hours……..you see THIS!!! WOW!!! This is the most powerful natural event we’ve ever encountered.
The volcano in the pictures (Volcán de Fuego) is extremely loud, erupting every 20 minutes with a sound like that of thunder. It has been active for around 500 years & the best part of all this is that you can see the Milky Way behind, as asteroids pass on the backdrop of the landscape. AAAAAAMAZINGGGGG and totally worth it!!! So exciting to experience this!!!
Location: Volcan de Fuego, Guatemala
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The Volcán de Fuego, an active stratovolcano in Guatemala. @spacewithzackandzoey
Many places on Earth lead our thoughts to the other worlds in our solar system. This active volcano reminds of why @nasa is beginning to plan a new mission to the surface of Venus.
Venus is the most volcanically active planet in the solar system and a new lander could provide understanding as to why.
Venus, however, would not have such a beautiful, blue sky in the background.
Amazing photo credit: @christian_hartmann_photography
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Algo de anoche en una noche de neblina, el color rojo de la lava del Volcán de Fuego.
Volcán de Colima ❤️ al fin logré conocer el último volcán que me faltaba de México 🇲🇽 es una felicidad indescriptible el lograr las metas viajeras. El recorrido por todo mi país ya casi está completo, aunque realmente nunca dejas de conocer un gran país lleno de vasta naturaleza y rincones mágicos.
Un domingo amanecí como un loco en la cima del volcán de fuego, al fondo se observa el volcán de agua que está rodeado de una ola de nubes y también el sol nos da esa pincelada de sus coloridos. .
Photo by @guate_pelado
Una foto de hace un año desde el punto más alto del occidente de México, el Volcán de Nieve de 4260 mts de altura. Al centro el Volcán de Fuego (dormidito) y al fondo montañas, Manzanillo y el Océano Pacífico a cientos de kilómetros de distancia. Abajo extraños compartiendo los 20 m2 que conforman la cumbre. Traía el corazón en la garganta al tomar la foto y cargar 2 Kg de equipo fotográfico no ayudó 😅 #volcandefuego#nevadodecolima#volcan#volcano#volcanes#volcanoes#vulcanology#jalisco#colima
■ 𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐚 𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜 𝐞𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧? 👀
🌋 The Fuego Volcano in Guatemala is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. It is situated about 16km away from the town of Antigua, and it has been erupting since the 16th century with the last major eruption on June 3rd 2018.
🌌 Since then, the Fuego Volcano has returned to it’s “normal” activity levels.
Local tours offer overnight hikes where you have the chance to see the red lava at night and the ash during the day, caused by several small eruptions.
🙏 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲
- 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟑𝐫𝐝 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟖 -
On this tragic day the Fuego Volcano erupted producing an ash column around 7km high. Pyroclastic flows and lahars descended the flanks of the volcano destroying several villages in their path. The official death toll was 190 with 256 missing (as of July 30th 2018). However the local communities estimate that over 2000 people have died.
El Volcan del fuego is an active stratovolcano in Guatemala. Fuego is famous for being almost constantly active at a low level. Small gas and ash eruptions occur every 15 to 20 minutes. On the 3rd of June 2018, An eruption resulted in at least 159 deaths and at least 300 injuries.