Pacaya Volcano - This very active volcano in Guatemala sits only about an hour from the city of Antigua. What makes this an unusual place for a hike are the active steam vents and rivers of lava that run near the trail.
This volcano erupted while we were in Guatemala. The falling ash looked like black snow. Pacaya lies 30 kilometers southwest of Guatemala City and close to Antigua.The volcano sits inside the Escuintla Department