How I Rekindled an Old Flame Atop the Volcanoes of Atlantis

To forge a promise of everlasting love

Rui Alves
Globetrotters
Published in
9 min readDec 13, 2023

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More than twenty years have passed since I first met her. We fell in love and grew apart, and I thought I had lost her forever.

Yet fate had other plans and an old flame would rekindle, glowing even brighter as we walked together up the ash-covered slopes of the ancient…

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Rui Alves
Globetrotters

Language teacher, linguist, life coach, published author (joined the Army and worked for the EU). A publisher, digital ronin, musician and alchemist of sound.