2010 May

May 2010

The Guatemala City airport remains closed, following the eruption of Volcan Pacaya, 17 miles south of the airport. The eruption spread ash across Guatemala City, and rained rocks onto several villages close by.  There has been one confirmed fatality, and several people remain missing. At this point, it is not known when the airport will […]

You announce you are going to Latin America by yourself, and your mother promptly faints.    After you revive her, she begins issuing dire warnings of all the terrible things that will happen to a woman traveling along in South America. Take a deep breath.  The world has changed.  Solo women travelers are no longer bizarre […]