Campi Flegrei – Rione Terra

One of my favorite pastimes is Google-walking along cities and volcanoes.  I normally try to get hold of an online tourist guide for the area, and then I walk along it flying above the ground alternating with the street view. Yesterday I was Google-strolling around Campi Flegrei following the guide linked to below. I will…

Debunking Caldera Myths

Post by cbus20122: Before this post gets read, I would like to note that I am not a scientist or geologist. If any information is inaccurate in this post, I would like to encourage the more scientifically inclined to correct me and inform readers if there are any inaccuracies! Caldera Volcanoes.. The Mythological Beast of…

Phonolite and more

As KarenZ correctly remembered my mate and me hiked Las Cañadas Caldera in Tenerife last september. We joined a group walking on Alexander von Humboldts steps. The famous scientist visited the island 1799 when he was on his way to South America. It is reported that his guides never led him to the very top of Teide…