Ixpanpajul Natural Park in Petén - Tropical Discovery

Ixpanpajul Natural Park

t Ixpanpajul Natural Park in Petén you can swing through the trees, go mountain biking, horseback riding, or just swing in a hammock. Ixpanpajul sits on 450 hectares of nature preserve Safari truck used for the nightly Spotlight Tour Swinging through the jungle treetops on the Tarzan Tour. It occurred to me just before stepping […]

Santiaguito Volcano - Tropical Discovery

Santiaguito Volcano

mere infant in geologic time, the Santiaguito lava dome is a steam- spewing, smoke-belching spectacle just outside Quetzaltenango in Guatemala’s Western Highlands. Rising more than 8,000 feet above sea level, Santiaguito (Little St. James) is one of the world’s most active lava-dome com- plexes, consisting of several jagged peaks that have been forming in the […]