Posts Tagged ‘volcanos’

Volcano chasing in Oregon

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

In February, accompanied by a writer, I spent several weeks exploring the Cascades Range of mountains in Oregon on the west coast of the US . Actually volcanoes – they’re mostly dormant, though not all (remember Mt St.Helens…) and dominate the skylines with their perfect triangular profiles. The filthy Oregon weather scuppered a lot of the landscape work – for example four days on Mt Bachelor and we never saw the mountain once due the thick cloud, fog and snow. Still I have an excuse to go back…

Volcano chasing in France

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

I’ve been exploring the Parc des Volcans in the Auvergne region of central France and got some good new shots due to some clear but bitterly cold weather. An amazing landscape with hundreds of volcanic domes peppering this huge national park. Here are some examples:-