Friday, November 18, 2011

Volcanic Tourism

Bored with beaches, jungle-covered stone temples and bustling cultural capitals? For the bold traveler this year, the big destination is the Congo. Yes, it is a country in near complete collapse and the scene, over the past decade, of the world's biggest recent war. But it is home to the Nyamulagira Volcano, which right now is erupting in spectacular fashion, drawing thousands of brave or foolish people to take a glimpse.

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