There are 49 items filed under fiery wonders.

Tangshan Shi, China

Da Shuhua

A spectacular annual festival centers around humans throwing molten iron against a wall at night
06 Jan 2016
Banyuputih, Indonesia

Kawah Ijen

Think you have a tough job? Try carrying 200 kilos through a cloud of sulfur down the side of a volcano
31 Dec 2015

Mt. Erebus

Fire meets ice at the southernmost volcano on Earth
28 Dec 2015
Lutcher, Louisiana

Bonfires on the Levee for Papa Noel

Cajun style Christmas on the river involves sky-high pyres and explosives
09 Nov 2015
Sulzbach/Saar, Germany

Brennender Berg

Germany has its very own Centralia, whose spark remains attributed to "spontaneous combustion"
28 Oct 2015
Frontera, Spain

El Hierro

This Canary island is a quintessential example of nature’s beauty, and its unbridled fury
20 Aug 2013
Saint-Pierre, Martinique

The Prison Cell of Ludger Sylbaris

The cell which saved the life of Ludger Sylbaris, "the man who lived through Doomsday"
12 Aug 2013
Pozzuoli, Italy

Phlegraean Fields

A sulfuric hellscape in southern Italy
09 Jul 2013
Belpasso, Italy

Mount Etna

The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting
09 Jul 2013


A stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, with a long history of charted activity and a rich mythology attached
24 Jun 2013

Vulcan Point

An island in the middle of a lake, in the middle of a volcano, in the middle of a bigger lake, in the middle of a bigger island, in an archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean
19 Jun 2013
New York, New York

Van Brunt St Fire House (H & L Engine Co 101, Engine 202)

Where there’s manufacturing, there’s fire!
05 Aug 2012
Saint Peter's, Montserrat

Montserrat's City of Ash

A city continually buried under the ash of a volcano that has been erupting for more than 15 years
24 Jul 2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nyiragongo Volcano

Mount Nyiragongo has erupted at least 34 times since 1882 & is home to the world's largest lava lake
24 Jun 2012
Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Firewater Pond

The subtle interplay of fire and water is hard to ignore at this remote Jamaican spring
17 Jun 2012
Astara, Azerbaijan

The Yanar Bulag Fire Spring

Spring that emits water and fire at the same time is said to have remedial properties, and sparked its own religion
30 May 2012
Baku, Azerbaijan

Fire Mountain Yanar Dağ

Mysterious hillside with a continuously burning natural fire
29 May 2012
Coconino, Arizona

Coconino Lava River Cave

Eons ago, a rushing lava river formed this pristine passage through solid rock
09 May 2012
Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK)

Tristan da Cunha

The world's most remote permanent settlement on an active volcano
30 Nov 2011
Kemer, Turkey

Olympos Coastal National Park

Roman ruins, natural methane fires and a lovely beach
08 Nov 2011
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes
31 Oct 2011
Bakixanov, Azerbaijan

Fire Temple of Baku

A shrine of fire worship built on top of a natural flame
11 Oct 2011
Wingen, Australia

Burning Mountain

6000-year-old coal fire moves one meter per year
28 Sep 2011
Saturnia, Italy

Terme di Saturnia

Geothermal waterfalls in Tuscany
16 Aug 2011
Afar Zone 2, Ethiopia

Erta Ale

Ethiopia's "smoking mountain" is in one of the hottest regions on the planet and is home to two lava lakes
05 Aug 2011
Rotorua, New Zealand


Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs
11 Feb 2011
Pico, Portugal

Mount Pico

Highest point in the Mid-Atlantic range, this stratovolcano offers spectacular views
19 Sep 2010

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