Mount Etna, on the Italian island of Sicily, is not only the highest active volcano in Europe at 10,810 feet (3,295 meters), but is one of the most active in the world.
The Wolf Moon rises over England, Ballroom dancing in Tokyo, the Dakar Rally in Argentina, and much more.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
A collection of recent images from different autumn and winter festivals, observations, and celebrations around the world, where illumination at night is a big part of the fun.
These are the Top Flickr Photos from 2016
Time to take a look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2016. Among the events covered in this essay: earthquakes in Ecuador and Taiwan, the passing of entertainers David Bowie and Prince, and much more.
People mourned and celebrated the death of the controversial and revolutionary leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro. Portraits of Castro appeared everywhere this week: in Cuban homes and streets, and in the hands of people around the world.
Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska, a beard and mustache competition organized by the Bangalore Beard Club, wildfires in Tennessee and Israel, Cubans mourn Fidel Castro, a monkey buffet in Thailand, and much more.
Hong Kong’s skyline, a holiday lightshow in London, wildfire in Israel, a newborn giraffe in Amsterdam, a foamy ‘snowstorm’ in Santa Clara, California, and much more.