Tag: guatemala

That volcano’s gettin’ kinda busy…

That’s the view from my verandah here in Antigua Guatemala this morning: Volcan de Fuego has been kinda busy of late. (Click on the picture for a larger-size view.) To give an idea of scale, that’s on a 4x zoom

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The safety-guys would have kittens (or goats)

Sadly, I don’t have a photo for this one – they always pass by so fast that I don’t have time to take the camera out. Anyway… One thing that amazes me about life in much of Latin America is

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There are guns everywhere in Guatemala City. Even a little low-middle-class colonia such as the one where I’m staying has a guard-station with two security-guards, each with a shoulder-slung pistol-grip shotgun, checking each vehicle in and out through the gates.

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El dia del diablo

And here I was thinking that it might actually be quieter when I got back to Guatemala… wrong! Turns out I’ve arrived here on El Dia Del Diablo – literally ‘The Day of the Devil’, which is an early part

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