Monday, July 16, 2018

Huanglong Valley

There are more than 100 places in the world with beautiful travertine formations in diverse colors. The most impressive most likely is Huanglong Valley...

Onneto Hot Falls and springs (Yuno-taki waterfall)

Onneto Falls are not usual at all - this waterfall is hot! And even more - this is a unique natural laboratory where is...

Hammam Meskhoutine (Hammam Meskoutine)

The amazing Hammam Meskhoutine springs are well known since the antiquity. These hot springs have formed numerous amazing travertine formations including approximately 30 m...

North-Western solfatara field of Shiashkotan

There are no true geysers on Kuril Islands but North-Western solfatara field of Shiashkotan has some springs which are... almost geysers. Landmarks of Shiashkotan There are...

Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds

The largest and most impressive travertine terraces in Canada are Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds - two unusual hills formed from white and orange travertine with...

Krýsuvík – Seltún geothermal area

It takes just half an hour to drive from Reykjavík to the spectacular Krýsuvík - Seltún geothermal area, where the volcanic heat has formed...

Savusavu Hot springs

There are several groups of hot springs in Fiji, but the best known are Savusavu Hot springs. Today these springs are fervently boiling but...

Gunnuhver geothermal area

Nowadays Gunnuhver geothermal area is a field of steaming fumaroles and boiling mud pools. In the recent past here existed some geysers but some...

Óþerrishola (Otherrishola)

For most of the time Óþerrishola ("rainmaker") seems to be an usual hot spring - a small pool with seemingly endless hole in the...

Strokkur

Currently Strokkur ("the churn") belongs to the most spectacular geysers on Earth. But not always it has been like this - sometimes around 1900...