Soon . . . like perhaps before Christmas, certainly before the end of the year. Meanwhile, here is the next-to-last chapter of the upcoming book.
This Italian volcano is usually active, with low-level gassy explosions. Not so today. Per the latest news report, at least one person is dead. Official
Campania has good reason to be proud of its volcanoes: Asleep, these beautiful but strange mountains draw tourists and also serve as ground water aquifers
Gah! But close up, Campi Flegrei (the “Burning Fields”) is actually quite pretty. Look for saddle-shaped Vesuvius in the background from time to time, starting
It’s time to look out over the Gulf of Naples from Mount Vesuvius on a sunny Mediterranean day! That landmass you see at the start,
No, Italy’s beautiful Monte Epomeo, shown above, is not the volcano. This mountain is “just” a block of 50,0000-year-old greenish ignimbrite pushed up by volcanic