May 25, 2019

On 24 May at 19.23 the Gunung Agung broke out again. With a loud boom, which could be heard until Ubud more than 30 km away, it threw glowing tephra as far as 3 km. The ash cloud rising 3 km above the crater briefly hindered air traffic. Some flights to and from Austra...

May 21, 2019

Our house volcano's strombolian eruptions, which have become a regular occurrence, are best observed on a full moon night. This beautiful video was recorded on May 18th at 2 am in the bright moonlight and shows the beauty and fascination of this natural spectacle. Many...

April 21, 2019

Our volcano has been releasing steam regularly for many months, which is a good sign according to experts, firstly because the pressure inside the volcano is reduced and secondly because it proves that all channels inside the mountain are open. Both facts strongly sugg...

January 30, 2019

Experts from the Volcanological Institute of Bali had already predicted shortly after the strong earthquakes in Bali's neighbouring island of Lombok that the volcano would probably go through a short period of calm now, because the gases inside were released abruptly a...

January 19, 2019

It has become quiet in the international media regarding the volcano Agung. Since July 2018 it actually hasn' t done much: Sometimes it is very quiet, sometimes it produces small ash clouds and even smaller eruptions, since a few weeks new magma is being pushed up and...

September 22, 2018

In the high season between June and October, our otherwise quiet little village resembles a beehive: it is full of activity and vigour. After all, a large part of the annual income that feeds the families has to be earned in these few months. In other years, one could...

July 29, 2018

This morning we were ripped from our sleep by an earthquake.  The bed swayed horizontally back and forth as if it were on a ship in high seas.  The beams groaned, then photos framed behind glass fell off the shelf in the back of the room cracking and splintering to the...

July 6, 2018

During the past few days the volcano has erupted several times, distributing tephra, probably a mixture of new lava and old lava which has been molten again, on the mountain top and emitting ash clouds, as already seen before. Since one of the ash clouds rose to a high...

July 3, 2018

Yesterday evening, the as yet biggest eruption of Mount Agung occured: It was a strombolian eruption, hurling red hot tephra into the air, which landed on the top third of the volcano. There it set fire to the vegetation, causing the mountain to glow spectacularly in t...

June 29, 2018

He is doing it again: Shortly before the start of the high season in Bali, the volcano produces an ash cloud which causes the closure of Denpasar's airport for several hours today. Registered tourists cancel their bookings and look for volcano-free holiday destinations...

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