'See the spectacle': Tourism atop the world's biggest lava lake

Tourists with a taste for adventure in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in for a treat. Not only is Mount Nyiragongo one of the most active volcanoes on the continent, it is home to one of the world's largest lava lakes.

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    Tourists with a taste for adventure in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in for a treat.

    Not only is Mount Nyiragongo one of the most active volcanoes on the continent, it is home to one of the world's largest lava lakes. Tourists can spend a night there, among the noxious gases and liquid rock.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Mount Nyiragongo, the Congo.


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