Category Archive: Volcanoes

On the edge of fire: Fuego and Acatenango Volcanoes, Guatemala

Trekking doesn’t come much more memorable than this. Fuego’s lava eruptions had been providing a fireworks display visible from Antigua for three weeks and culminated in its largest eruption in three years. Meanwhile,… Continue reading

Fuego Erupts Near Antigua

Reporting for ABC News, I spoke to some of the hikers that were forced off the mountain when Volcan Fuego had its largest eruption in three years and rained ash on Antigua. Read the… Continue reading

Antigua, Guatemala

The UNESCO listed city of Antigua is a sunning colonial town offering great connections to all of Guatemala’s attractions. It has great food and is an awesome base for studying Spanish or hiking… Continue reading

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