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Nyiragongo lava lake & mountain gorillas: tour photos July 2015

Some impressions from our Nyiragongo expedition in July 2015 (photos by Yashmin Chebli)
The huge caldera of Nyiragongo volcano (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
The huge caldera of Nyiragongo volcano (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Nyiragongo's lava lake (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Nyiragongo's lava lake (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Violent degassing from the lava lake creates rows of lava fountains. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Violent degassing from the lava lake creates rows of lava fountains. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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View onto the lava lake. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
View onto the lava lake. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Several lava fountains. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Several lava fountains. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Floating pieces of lava lake crust. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Floating pieces of lava lake crust. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Fissure-shaped degassing fountain on the lava lake surface. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Fissure-shaped degassing fountain on the lava lake surface. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Lava lake at dawn. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Lava lake at dawn. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Part of the lava lake as seen in daylight (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Part of the lava lake as seen in daylight (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Nighttime red glow from the boiling hot lava in July 2015. The world´s largest constant lava lake resides a few 100cm below the rim of Nyiragongo´s summit caldera, DR Congo. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Nighttime red glow from the boiling hot lava in July 2015. The world´s largest constant lava lake re... [info]
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Our group in the camp kitchen. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Our group in the camp kitchen. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Exploding lava lake bubbles (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Exploding lava lake bubbles (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Mountain gorilla (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Mountain gorilla (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Young mountain gorilla (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Young mountain gorilla (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Mountain gorillas playing (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Mountain gorillas playing (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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Mountain gorilla (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Mountain gorilla (Photo: Yashmin Chebli) [info]
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