Tag Archives: Volcano

Sunda Straight and Krakatoa

We reached the southern tip of Sumatra where a ton of shipping activity flows between Java and Sumatra (the Sunda Straight). Some are ships going through the gap to or from the Indian Ocean to distant destinations. There were many … Continue reading

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Our Bali Experience

After our arrival in Bali, we mentioned we spent several days doing boat chores. Then we had a 3 night trip at a nice hotel in the prime tourist destination of Bali in the mountains called Ubud. There we relaxed … Continue reading

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Volcano Video and Update on Plans

If you haven’t had a chance, make sure to see the photos and story of our visit to Mount Yasur volcano. This is the closest you can “safely” get to an actively erupting volcano in the world. It was an … Continue reading

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Volcanic Eruption Photos from Mount Yasur

Those of you following our blog know we had a fantastic experience last week at Mount Yasur. Mount Yasur is an active volcano on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu. This is the closest you can “safely” get to an … Continue reading

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The Volcano Experience of Mount Yasur

One of the highlights of visiting Vanuatu is the opportunity to visit a volcano that is just barely safe enough for people to stand on the crater edge and watch erupt. People have been doing it for decades – as … Continue reading

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Hiking the Crater of Cobia

We had a wonderful time visiting the islands within Budd Reef. The main island is called Yanuca (pronounced “Yanutha”), and is home to a wonderful village close to the anchorage where we parked Tahina. The village is nestled inside a … Continue reading

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