Category Archive: Guatemala

World’s most beautiful lake, Guatemala

In the dark, I trudge up hill towards the summit of Indian Nose and the promise of a beautiful sunrise over the volcano crater lake of Atitlan. Behind me is my eight year… Continue reading

Xela and Tajumulco, Guatemala

Set in a valley surrounded by mountains, and dormant and active volcanos, Guatemala’s second largest city is a great base for learning Spanish, volunteering, relaxing in natural hot springs or hiking volcanoes. I made… Continue reading

Fuentes Georginas, Guatemala

Visiting this natural hot spring about 30 minutes drive from Xela is a great way to sooth the legs after trekking Tajumulco. The springs are set in dense forest near the top of… Continue reading