Russia’s Breathtaking Valley of Geysers



Image: Mikhail Anikushkin

Whoosh! A scalding spurt of hot water gushes out of the soil, inches from where visitors stand. Gasps of awe and appreciation can be heard from the handful of tourists, some of whom have instinctively ducked at the sight.


Image: Mikhail Anikushkin

The Valley of Geyers on Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula is a spectacular natural wonder and, as part of the Volcanoes of Kamchatka, has been declared a World Heritage Site.

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