In this story for the BBC Magazine I embark on a trek up one of the planet’s most-active volcanoes, Kilauea in Hawaii.
As I slid gingerly down its high crater wall, a cascade of volcanic chunks dislodged beneath my feet and tumbled downwards – smashing against the gravelly crust below. In the distance, I could make out wisps of creamy steam spiralling from the crater floor – seeping out through vast slabs of dried lava, which resemble brittle, oversized slates of dark chocolate.
Read the full article here.
October 16, 2016