Colima Volcano, Mexico
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To see the volcanoes...In Mexico, according to scientists exist more than 1500 volcanoes, and fortunately just a few are now active. Two of these volcanoes are among the most observed in the world: Volcano Popocatepetl and Colima Volcano; both have nicknames, Popo is named don Gregorio and the colima's, of fire: Francisco Arenas. Both volcanoes could give risks to the population. Know more.
Because of the unique climatology of region around Colima, the volcanoes are not always visible. Along a lot of months of this insane hobby of taking photos day and night, sadly, I ended realizing that only 4 months of the year, can bring ideal atmospheric conditions for observation (November to April). The other months is a matter of luck to find blue skies, right luminosity or clear nights.
The tourist always asks questions about volcanic activity: Is it making eruption? Do I have to be afraid? Is it dangerous getting close? Can I shoot photos? Perhaps some people would want to watch from Manzanillo to our volcano, the impredictible and admired one. Some times you could see it from the cities of Colima and Villa de Alvarez; getting near Comala and walk its slopes would give a better view. Suchitlan, Cofradia, El Naranjal, Carrizalillos, Montitlan, La Becerrera and the road to La Maria give us remarkable sights, however, La Yerbabuena and its surroundings bring us the best photos of the giant with all its extension. Know one Volcanoes route.