An amazing spectacle of power

I vividly remember seeing a lava flow for the first time.  I was staying with some friends on the Big Island and we drove to a spot in the middle of the night. I looked out and saw a long finger of the most captivating deep-orange red color I’ve ever seen.  Native Hawaiians hold a deep spiritual reverence for the goddess Pele who lives in the Halemaʻumaʻu pit crater. Enjoy!


Lava by 34017504@N03 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Image may have been resized or cropped from original.

 

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