Nightime Show and Daytime Reality

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii has been erupting pretty much non-stop since 1983.

Our visit to the volcano yesterday, showed two perspectives:

1. the beauty of the show:

Night time show
Night time show
Erupting since 1983
Erupting since 1983

2. The reality of the destruction left in path of the erupted lava flows:

lava flows through the town of Paloa
lava flows through the town of Paloa
Lava encroaching on civilisation
Lava encroaching on civilisation

But in among it all the birth of land and the ever changing landscape is beauty in itself:

beauty in the lava
beauty in the lava

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Nightime Show and Daytime Reality

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