Torchlight procession in August on Mt Etna


The torchlight processions in the mountains are now a common sight. It is easier to see them in winter, when the snow contrasts with the glow of the fire. It was the Alpine people who taught the world this tradition, filling certain cold nights on the highest peaks in Europe with lights. And the tradition […]

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Mount Etna for people who love luxury


A volcano seems to be the most “popular” destination in the world, after the beach. Difficult mountain, rugged landscapes, it seems “planned” for tough ones, for people accustomed to fatigue … This is a volcano. And Mount Etna, with its 3000 meters and over asl, is the highest volcano in Europe and the meeting place […]

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Explaining Etna’s new eruption which has just ended


The last weird eruption of Mount Etna ended like that … suddenly, on June 12th. Exactly one month after its beginning, on 12th May. Then, the north flank of the South East Crater split in several places, letting out a long lava flow. “Weird” eruption not because it was unexpected or anomalous but because the […]

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