Another long walk

Sunday, February 1st 1998

On our final night, the weather cleared, and from Zafferana we watched lava fountains spraying high over the summit. We stayed up all night watching the show, trying and failing to take good photos.

We saw the mountain from the plane window as we took off from Catania. We hadn't made it to the top, but we'd seen it erupting, and we thought that was a pretty good result.

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