More tourists seek out volcanic adventures

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More tourists seek out volcanic adventures

Erta Ale, an active volcano in Ethiopia, is popular destination. Statistics from several sites and tour companies suggest that trips to both visit and hike volcanoes are climbing.
When hiking on rough, brittle volcanic terrain, such as on Erta Ale in Ethiopia, wear long pants, hiking boots and a pair of leather gloves. “The more remote the area, the more emergency equipment you’ll want to bring,” says Rosaly Lopes, author of The Volcano Adventure Guide.
The Stromboli volcano in Italy has been continuously active for about 2,500 years. Day-trip excursions to Stromboli and Etna volcanoes have increased by 15.3 percent since 2014.
Erta Ale, an active volcano in Ethiopia, is a popular destination. Rosaly Lopes, author of The Volcano Adventure Guide, suggests preparing a checklist that includes information about the volcano’s current and past activity.
With 1,500 potentially active volcanoes worldwide, there are plenty of choices for adventurous tourists. Erta Ale, an active volcano in Ethiopia, is popular destination.
Sights like this draw travelers to Vanuatu in the South Pacific.

More tourists seek out volcanic adventures

Erta Ale, an active volcano in Ethiopia, is popular destination. Statistics from several sites and tour companies suggest that trips to both visit and hike volcanoes are climbing.
When hiking on rough, brittle volcanic terrain, such as on Erta Ale in Ethiopia, wear long pants, hiking boots and a pair of leather gloves. “The more remote the area, the more emergency equipment you’ll want to bring,” says Rosaly Lopes, author of The Volcano Adventure Guide.
The Stromboli volcano in Italy has been continuously active for about 2,500 years. Day-trip excursions to Stromboli and Etna volcanoes have increased by 15.3 percent since 2014.
Erta Ale, an active volcano in Ethiopia, is a popular destination. Rosaly Lopes, author of The Volcano Adventure Guide, suggests preparing a checklist that includes information about the volcano’s current and past activity.
With 1,500 potentially active volcanoes worldwide, there are plenty of choices for adventurous tourists. Erta Ale, an active volcano in Ethiopia, is popular destination.
Sights like this draw travelers to Vanuatu in the South Pacific.
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