Today, we’ll tell you about my day November 3, 2015, when we went to the Ethiopian volcano Erta Ale, sprayed in all directions incandescent lava persistent bubbling lava lake.
We woke up in our hotel mnogozvezdochnom. After all, the night you can admire the stars!
Another person is asleep.
en suite rooms at all it is not enough.
You can go to the shower that is not terrible.
We went down to the lake for swimming. In the morning, but hot. A temperature in the lake about 40 degrees. Not a refreshing swim was obtained.
08:00. Now we have a long way to the foot of Erta Ale volcano. We have breakfast at a local cafe. Given local children to learn the camera down.
This is what happened:
We stopped at the Dallol volcano. The 45 day here. Very hot, but very nice.
13:00 We stopped at Lake Assal.
14:00. We stopped for lunch in a local village. My shark popular Julia.
Let the volcano. First to cross the desert. The desert is a very green and even animals around.
Then there are fields of solid lava.
17:00 arrived at the camp at the foot of Erta Ale volcano.
Rest, pack camels. At dusk we climbed.
The first was to protect soldiers. Near the border with Eritrea. There were some unpleasant incidents with tourists. Therefore, security is required.
19:00. It was dark. Let’s go up. Fortunately increased full moon and lights our way.
Soon we saw the glow of the volcano. We were there!
The closer we get, the brighter the glow was.
And we are here on the edge of the outer crater. A little rest before the decisive jolt.
23:00. We go down into the crater. Another 10 minutes and we’re right on the edge of the lake. It is simply beyond words! The photos do not show what is great!
The lava boils, explodes, spills over the edge! Standing on the edge is almost impossible – it’s hot!
But if it hides behind the camera is tolerated.
guadrocopter high. the top is removed.
They returned to the top of the crater. We need to get some sleep. Before dawn back to the lava lake!
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