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Walking on the house of Hephaestus, Vulcano, Aeolian islands

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Climb up the steep paths of Vulcano island, home of Hephaestus and his servants, the Cyclops!

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First pass through the black hashes of his forge, then take a rest on the iron-rich stones of the crest.

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Here on the top boric acid, ammonium chloride and sulfur will poison your lungs and blind your sight!

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Here on the top fumaroles will steam your feet and the stink will afflict your nose.

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Follow the guide through the deadly steam and complete the round on the crater ring,

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And before the sun will set, have a last look to the mighty Cratere della Fossa, where the blacksmith of Gods once forged the chariot of Sun and the arrows of Apollo …

Posted by lorenzoborghi on October 13, 2014

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