Milo, the small Fornazzo chapel in the hug of the lava


Going on with our itinerary of the Etnean churches buried or touched by the lava, we will visit the Sacro Cuore. After the surprising churches of Nunziata, Mompileri and Campanarazzu there we go along the road leading from the eastern flank to Etna North. You take it in the village of Fornazzo, a part of […]

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Mt Etna, new eruption from Voragine and North East craters


For two weeks now, the lucky inhabitants of the western side of Mt Etna are watching  the new eruption from the crater Voragine. It is one – and the most active – of the two huge holes inside the former Central Crater and the eruption started from a small  fracture. The lava fountains have become […]

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Mt Etna, the eruption of July 27 is over


(photo above: Grazia Musumeci – photo in the article by Massimo Tamajo Fotografo Naturalista) The spectacular eruption that resulted from the nth fracture of the New South East Crater lasted less than 24 hours. In addition to the continuous emissions of gas and ash, a copious river of lava started from the new vent, which […]

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