PHOTO: Kravice Waterfall in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Kravice Waterfall on the Trebizat River, in the southwest corner of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Kravice Waterfall on the Trebizat River, in the southwest corner of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The park is a popular destination for day-trippers from Mostar or even from Dubrovnik, across the border in Croatia. In addition to swimming, visitors can view the stalactites and stalagmites in caves … Read more

Quenching the “Throat of Fire” in Banos, Ecuador

Manto de la Novia Waterfall in Banos, Ecuador
This entry is part 14 of 18 in the series Ecuador

In 1999, the volcano that towers over the small mountain town of Baños de Agua Santa in central Ecuador again began living up to its name. Seventy-four years after its last eruption, Tungurahua, which means “Throat of Fire” in the indigenous Quichua language, roared to life with a vengeance that required a complete evacuation of … Read more