Iraz˙ is an active volcano in Costa Rica, situated in the Cordillera Central close to the city of Cartago. Its name is believed to be a corruption of Iztar˙, which was the name of an indigenous village on the flanks of the volcano. Iraz˙ has erupted frequently in historical times - at least 23 times since its first well-recorded eruption in 1723. Its most recent eruption began in 1963 and conti...
This is the home stadium of Saprissa, one of the two main soccer teams in Costa Rica. It's now covered in synthetic grass (in the past it was not) and it's where all the international games in Costa Rica take place.
Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. Spilling down a coastal hillside to an isthmus of golden sand, Four Seasons creates an ambience of simple luxury in this pristine natural setting. With two unspoiled beaches, an indigenous spa, championship golf and the magic of the tropical dry forest.
Big Ben, surrounding surprisingly like the famous clocktower in England, is actually a volcano on an island approximately 2400 miles from Australia. It peak, Mawson's Peak is an active volcano, and belonging to Australia, this is Australia's only active volcano.
Mayon Volcano is found in the province of Albay. Its almost perfectly-shaped cone is considered by many people to be more beautiful than Mt. Fuji in Japan.
Mayon is the most active volcano in the Philippines, having erupted around 50 times for the past 400 years.
Taal Volcano is an active volcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It consists of an island in Lake Taal, which is situated within a caldera formed by an earlier very large eruption. It is about 50 km from the capital, Manila.
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