Guatemala -A special country with many Faces

Guatemala. With an estimated population of around 15.8 million, it is the most populated state in Central America. Located at the southern tip of Mexico between the Carribean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala has a total area of 108,890 square kilometers  (42,042 square miles), slightly smaller than that of the state of Tennessee in the U.S.A. ….

Acatenango – A hike you will remember for your lifetime

Acatenango (3976m) is definitely a must do trip in Guatemala. Next door Volcan de Fuego is the world’s most consistently erupting volcano, and with some luck, it is possible to see Fuego erupt at night (That´s why you should do a 2 day tour to get the most from the hike). It is a tough…

A walk along the west coast

    Last week, I wanted to “cross a country” from south to north by walking. I organized a couchsurfing event to do it, but the weather forecast said 70% probability of rain and thunderstorm, that´s why I cancelled it. However,  the weather was beautiful and sunny that day…. The next day, unfortunately no one had…