After Andrew Lusztyk’s aerial photographs of freeway interchanges feel vaguely familiar. I might not know what these interchanges look like from above, but as a native Houstonian I’m well acquainted with these elaborate feats of engineering. Houston has some of the most towering ramps, widest freeways, and multipronged interchanges in the U.S. Or, as we like to call them: spaghetti bowls. The way your stomach turns a little as you reach the highest point on one of these ramps is something you have to experience to fully understand.
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is erupting for the first time in 42 years, spewing huge amounts of ash into the atmosphere and prompting evacuations across a 24-mile wide area. And the results are absolutely stunning.