Climbing Volcan Acatenango

If you’d told me six months ago that I would be spending one of my Guatemalan nights camped 3,700 metres up, kept awake by the incessant booming of an active volcano and utterly mesmerised by the bright lava it periodically flung into the air, I wouldn’t have believed you.  As a Latin student from the […]

Trekking Chapada Diamantina

If it weren’t for the green scrub which carpets the valley we could be on another planet; rock formations rising impossibly tall and orange from the landscape, the steady, unforgiving heat bouncing back at us from the baked earth. I imagine this must be what the plains of Arizona look like and half expect to […]