Réunion - This island to the east of Madagascar is located above a hotspot in the Earth’s crust, causing the development of several very active volcanoes. All that geologic activity has only benefited the rich ecosystems of the island, and cultivated an u
L'ile de la Reunion in the Indian Ocean - a best kept secret in the world, it's like all the Hawaiian Islands combined into W/an active volcano & a ft mountain, this French Dept is less visited than neighboring Mauritius, but has so much more to offer.
Cirque de Mafate was once a volcano. There is only one town near the caldera, La Nouvelle, which has no electricity and uses solar panels to run essentials. There are no roads, making it a great place for hiking. Supplies are brought in by helicopter.