Volcano Pacaya lies 19 mi southwest of Guatemala City, which is about an hours bus ride from Antigua. The volcano sits inside the Pacaya National Park and touts an elevation of 8,373 feet.
So far, the last activity reported has been the eruption that peaked on May 27, 2010, causing ash to rain down in Guatemala City, Antigua and Escuintla. Since the last eruption, there have been visible lava flows where hikers can get close enough to cook a marshmallow.
I had never really seen snow before. Sure it snowed in Tokyo, and yeah I saw some dirty snow in Boston once. So when I was given the opportunity to go snowboarding in Nagano Japan, I always jumped at the chance. Check the link for more snow bound photography! Read More