In the new "Star Trek" movie, Spock traverses an active volcano. It looks like pretty heralding stuff, but still, it’s only a movie—and three real-life adventurers have done it for real.
According to the video above, posted by Barcroft TV, three documentary adventurers paddled their kayaks alongside an active volcano—even stepping out for a hike on top of the still-smoldering mass of volcanic rock—for an episode of a new Brazilian TV show, “Kaiak,” on the Canal Off network.
“The goal of our expedition was to find rivers and waterfalls in Hawaii. And the possibility of finding a river of lava was so enticing,” said Pedro Oliva, who co-stars on the program.
They chose Kilauea Volcano, which has been actively erupting since 1983 and is the most active of the five known volcanoes on the Big Island. Home to Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, Kilauea, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, may even be the most active volcano in the world. Because of the ongoing lava flow, aRead More »from Kayakers paddle alongside erupting volcano (VIDEO)