The Soufrière Hills Volcano seen from the helipad at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory, on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. Photo: Tim Pile

Montserrat: the ‘Caribbean Pompeii’ where the Rolling Stones recorded hopes to rise from its volcanic ashes

Once a playground for the Police, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, the island has lost some surface area but none of its charm after eruptions in the mid 1990s left much of it abandoned

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The Soufrière Hills Volcano seen from the helipad at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory, on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. Photo: Tim Pile
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