Category: Nature


Photo and caption by Jennifer Vahlbruch

Starting at Kalapana, Hawaii I walked for two hours right to the place on the coast where active lava flows were touching the ocean. I was overwhelmed about the scene: Hot air touched my face as I stood at the edge of the cliff, steam drifted away by the strong wind, thunders in my ears as the waves crushed on the melted stones and water fought with fire. I stood and watched the lava flows started to glow as it became darker. I wanted to express what happened there. All four elements – water, fire, air and earth came together at that point to show how they’re playing the game.

Location: about 6 miles southwest of Kalapana on Big Island, Hawaii (USA)


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