Have you ever seen smoke and red lava coming out of an volcano, just in front of you? From Antigua Guatemala you can book a once in a lifetime experience: the Acatenango volcano hike. A two-day trek where you hike to the top of the Acatenango volcano and spend the night in a tent along the way. From the top you can look straight out over the surrounding volcanoes Agua, Pacaya and Fuego, one of Guatemala’s most active volcanoes. In this article you will read everything you want to know about hiking the Acatenango Volcano, including useful tips and a packing list.
The Uyuni salt flat is one of the largest salt flats in the world and an absolute highlight in Bolivia. This immense white salt flat, together with the beautiful clear blue sky, is a view that will leave you speechless and you will never forget. The last 8 years I have been able to visit this unique area every year. In this article I ‘ll tell you everything you want to know about this natural wonder in Bolivia, the possibilities to visit the area, and the best insider tips based on my experiences over the years.
Have you ever heard of a city called Potosí? A Bolivian city known for its mines and tragic history? It’s hard to imagine that this city once belonged to one of the richest and largest cities in South America, because of its flourishing mine industry. But today there is not much left. In this article I’m taking you to the almost exhausted mines of Potosí, a miners-market and the lord of the underground.
- AdventureBoliviaHikingSouth AmericaThe Bolivian Inca Trail
Peru is famous for its Inca trail to Machu Picchu. But did you know that Bolivia has an Inca trail as well? This famous Inca road system runs through Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru and is almost 30,000 kilometers long. Read everything about this Bolivian hike in this article.
- AdventureColombiaHikingSouth AmericaValle de Cocora
Curious about the highest palm trees in the world? Valle de Cocora (Cocora valley Colombia) is home to the Palma de Cera de Quindío (the wax palm), the tallest palm tree on the planet. This tree has an average height of 50 to 60 m. Valle de Cocora is one of the most beautiful areas in Colombia to go for some lovely day-hikes. Read more about a visit to the Valle de Cocora, the different hike options and everything you need to know, in this article.