The Unicorn and the Volcano

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After driving around and around and around the volcano on roads that barely qualify as roads and after hopping over barbed wire fence after barbed wire fence, I finally managed to find a nice shot of the volcano. It was not easy to get that horse to cooperate with me. I had to figure out how to say, "I am not a glue-man" in Spanish.

This is the most active volcano in Costa Rica and one of the most active in the world. Later days would take me up higher into the danger zone to get some rather ill-advised shots. Those will be coming in a few days...

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  1. mmpopo ages ago | reply

    HDR????

  2. Stuck in Customs ages ago | reply

    Ahh yes this is an HDR picture. This one has actually been my favorite of the volcano, although that other one has over 1000 views for some reason... oh well! I don't know hehe...

  3. *Wizard* 119 months ago | reply

    ohhh my god!
    is amazing!

  4. ewcost [deleted] 117 months ago | reply

    Wow!!

  5. Matthew Landry 116 months ago | reply

    Great shot man, I love Arenal! Do you have any shots of it at night? I took this one on my last trip to Fortuna.

    Arenal Erupting

  6. NunoAntunes 115 months ago | reply

    Stunning scene. Congrats.

  7. eyfrytrfmgr 114 months ago | reply

    this is amazing; I love it.

  8. harryk997 112 months ago | reply

    thats lovley

  9. Kellygreen44 111 months ago | reply

    ARENAL!!! i just got back. it's beautiful

  10. Poe ♪ 110 months ago | reply

    very nice photo

  11. Tiensche 105 months ago | reply

    What an amzing photo and what a lovely place.

  12. asterixcool 105 months ago | reply

    I went to the Arenal volcano with some travel agency ”Arenal
    called My Costa Rica, check it out on google.

  13. charlenegoldberg 104 months ago | reply

    Very nice photo. I visited your site as well. Nice photos on the site but because of your ability to manipulate I wondered if this photo is factual or manipulated.

  14. Zombola Photography 101 months ago | reply

    This brilliant photo is awarded a Nikon-flickr-Award!

    Nikon-flickr-Award (post1 – award 3)
    Please Tag your photo with “NikonflickrAward”

  15. Rodrigo_Soldon 99 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Wonderful photos for the world Pls post 1-comment 3 Contest Open, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  16. spanishrose619 99 months ago | reply

    Your work has inspired me!!
    You are INVITED to post it in...

    The Nature Group There is a group discussion/game there that your picture would be great to add to!

  17. changethesame 97 months ago | reply

    Amazing! These angry clouds!
    I'm admin of Volcanoes and volcanoes group. Please, consider posting your photo:
    www.flickr.com/groups/835214@N25/

  18. kusula 95 months ago | reply

    beautiful, great clouds

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