Volcanoes,Video with infrared capture timeless icons from a prehistoric age continue to enthrall us as they smolder and spew the vital minerals of life onto the surface of the land we inhabit. This challenge to our temporary artificial island of culture en wrapped in convulsing folds of earth connected by lines of smooth pebbles and bathed in constant sunshine and rain seems to be beyond our grasp. Our memories are made of rovings to and fro over her dusty rocky faces covered now and again with vegetation and nesting creatures that afford us all the sounds we call nature. Her rumblings become loud cracks in the dawn whose purple colors are punctuated by steel melting heat from within the bowels of our mortal resting ground.
Turrialba is one of over 14 volcanoes in Costa Rica, now active and painting the landscape white with the ashes that give her her namesake, the White Tower. See more spectacular pics