The Wandering Scot
An occasional travel journal.
A trip specifically targeted at the Kilauea Lava Lake, which was unusually high.
It's 1.1 miles from the Jaggar Museum viewpoint to the Lava Lake. My 18-200mm zoom did its best.
Jaggar Museum & Viewpoint
Halema'uma'u Crater, with the Lava Lake in inner crater
All of this is inside the Kilauea Caldera
First day: A quiet, gray Lava Lake
But notice the red cracks of live lava
Third day: at 4:00am
Third Day: Lava Fountains by day.
Image of the Goddess Pele, as a Volcano
Thurston Lava Tube
I strolled the 4 miles to the current ocean entry point.
A smooth road to the lava entry point
Oddly organic old lava flow
The Ocean Entry: Neptune and Vulcan duel
Frozen lava like twisted cables
A "Skylight" with glow from an active lava tube
Unexpected colored layers in recent lava
Captain Shane sails bravely in
Pu'u O'o vent
Pu'u O'o vent: Glimpses of Lava
A Lava Cruise with the only mildly reckless Captian Shane.
The good ship "Lavaone"
Budget had given me an unexpected free upgrade.
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