The postcards you find there show its beautiful coastline, the vivid white plaster Cycladic houses and their deep marine blue shutters, the pirate caves of Papafragas and Kleftiko, and the volcanic rocks of Sarakiniko that look more like a lunarscape
than part of the Mediterranean.
' on the other hand seeks to evoke the surface of the moon at first blush; but what it achieves is a nocturnal panorama of utter romance and nostalgia.
An official at Nagano prefecture's crisis management office said helicopters had been used to ferry the dead from the mountain, whose pockmarked lunarscape
bears witness to the huge volume of ask and rocks flung from the volcano.
Go and marvel at this awesome, largely untouched, bubbling lunarscape
of a land that's constantly shifting, changing and taking you by surprise.