No barrier to beauty - about Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef with its luxuriously natural resort and world-leading coral and climate change research station.
Step into the line of fire - eight of the world's best volcanic experiences, including lava-boat trips in Hawaii, eruption tours in random destinations, even volcano-boarding in Nicaragua.
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From the ash-burial of the Roman city of Pompeii by Vesuvius in AD 79 to the Icelandic and Chilean ash clouds that affected millions of air travellers in 2010 and 2011, volcanoes have been toying with us for centuries. Now volcano tourism is the greatest show on Earth and the big top is not far away. Read more...