Misadventure part XXII

Starting the hike with absolutely no idea about any real details except hearsay, I set off to climb Volcan Galeras, our local 14,000+ foot volcano with a few friends. Start early, be back for a late lunch and nap. No problem. Wrong.  12 hours.  12 hours of hiking. As if that weren't bad enough, I … Continue reading Misadventure part XXII

Volcán Acatenango

Acatenango is the second tallest volcano of Guatemala's 37 volcanoes. With a height of 13,000 ft, it is quite the trek from Antigua which sits at about 4500 ft. I have been studying Spanish in Antigua and wanted to spice up the weekend with a vigorous hike. It was truly challenging. Our group consisted of … Continue reading Volcán Acatenango