Messing with the lava on Pacaya Volcano (Jennifer Barile)
Messing with the lava on Pacaya Volcano
Hotel Aurora, Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
Hotel Aurora, Antigua
Antigua - Volcano in the background (Jennifer Barile)
Antigua - Volcano in the background
Cobblestone streets in Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
Cobblestone streets in Antigua
Me with Rina, from Viaventure (Jennifer Barile)
Me with Rina, from Viaventure
Joe in Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
Joe in Antigua
Antigua church (Jennifer Barile)
Antigua church
View in Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
View in Antigua
Wonderful detail in Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
Wonderful detail in Antigua
Volcano looming overhead (Jennifer Barile)
Volcano looming overhead
Joe at the fountain in the main plaza (Jennifer Barile)
Joe at the fountain in the main plaza
Fountain (Jennifer Barile)
Fountain
Antigua Street View (Jennifer Barile)
Antigua Street View
A lot of people rode around on their bikes! (Jennifer Barile)
A lot of people rode around on their bikes!
Me, at the beginning of our Pacaya Volcano hike (Jennifer Barile)
Me, at the beginning of our Pacaya Volcano hike
Starting the hike to Pacaya (Jennifer Barile)
Starting the hike to Pacaya
Running down the hill of volcanic sand! (Jennifer Barile)
Running down the hill of volcanic sand!
Taxis, in case you needed a lift! (Jennifer Barile)
Taxis, in case you needed a lift!
The Pacaya volcano is the only active volcano in Guatemala! (Jennifer Barile)
The Pacaya volcano is the only active volcano in Guatemala!
Lots of steam... (Jennifer Barile)
Lots of steam...
To the lava! (Jennifer Barile)
To the lava!
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Flowing lava (Jennifer Barile)
Flowing lava
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Joe versus the volcano! (Jennifer Barile)
Joe versus the volcano!
Getting a little warm at Pacaya... (Jennifer Barile)
Getting a little warm at Pacaya...
Approaching the lava flow on Pacaya Volcano (Jennifer Barile)
Approaching the lava flow on Pacaya Volcano
Representing Montana! (Jennifer Barile)
Representing Montana!
Is something on fire? (Jennifer Barile)
Is something on fire?
The Plaza Mayor, Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
The Plaza Mayor, Antigua
Posada de Santiago, our bungalow on Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
Posada de Santiago, our bungalow on Lake Atitlan
Our room at the Posada! (Jennifer Barile)
Our room at the Posada!
Lilies on the lake (Jennifer Barile)
Lilies on the lake
Canoeing in the rain on Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
Canoeing in the rain on Lake Atitlan
Fisherman on the lake (Jennifer Barile)
Fisherman on the lake
Mountain View from the lake (Jennifer Barile)
Mountain View from the lake
Fishing with only wire and a hook (Jennifer Barile)
Fishing with only wire and a hook
Laundry day - Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
Laundry day - Lake Atitlan
A tuk-tuk in Santiago de Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
A tuk-tuk in Santiago de Atitlan
Carrying wood on his head and back! (Jennifer Barile)
Carrying wood on his head and back!
Eating watermelon on the roof of the Santiago market (Jennifer Barile)
Eating watermelon on the roof of the Santiago market
The pier at Santiago (Jennifer Barile)
The pier at Santiago
Taking a public boat to San Pedro (Jennifer Barile)
Taking a public boat to San Pedro
Joe at the lake (Jennifer Barile)
Joe at the lake
San Marcos - Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
San Marcos - Lake Atitlan
Joe couldnt resist...(Hes from KY) (Jennifer Barile)
Joe couldnt resist...(Hes from KY)
Taking in a local soccer game in San Marcos (Jennifer Barile)
Taking in a local soccer game in San Marcos
Joe says I look like Hunter S. Thompson in this hat. (Jennifer Barile)
Joe says I look like Hunter S. Thompson in this hat.
Eating lunch in San Marcos (Jennifer Barile)
Eating lunch in San Marcos
I couldnt resist this one. (Jennifer Barile)
I couldnt resist this one.
Soaking with friends in the Posada de Santiagos hot tub. (Jennifer Barile)
Soaking with friends in the Posada de Santiagos hot tub.
Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
Lake Atitlan
Leaving the Posada (Jennifer Barile)
Leaving the Posada
Great scenery on the lake! (Jennifer Barile)
Great scenery on the lake!
Fisherman at Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
Fisherman at Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
Lake Atitlan
At Panajachel, Lake Atitlan (Jennifer Barile)
At Panajachel, Lake Atitlan
Panajachel (Pana) (Jennifer Barile)
Panajachel (Pana)
Riding in the tuk-tuk (Jennifer Barile)
Riding in the tuk-tuk
Back at Hotel Aurora (Antigua) for one more night (Jennifer Barile)
Back at Hotel Aurora (Antigua) for one more night
Antigua (Jennifer Barile)
Antigua
Loading up on bug spray in Rio Dulce! (Jennifer Barile)
Loading up on bug spray in Rio Dulce!
Exploring the property at Hacienda Tijax - Rio Dulce (Jennifer Barile)
Exploring the property at Hacienda Tijax - Rio Dulce
Flower petals at the Hacienda (Jennifer Barile)
Flower petals at the Hacienda
Taking the lancha in Rio Dulce (Jennifer Barile)
Taking the lancha in Rio Dulce
At the pier in Rio Dulce (Jennifer Barile)
At the pier in Rio Dulce
Mangroves on our boat ride up the Rio Dulce (Jennifer Barile)
Mangroves on our boat ride up the Rio Dulce
Castillo de San Felipe, Rio Dulce (Jennifer Barile)
Castillo de San Felipe, Rio Dulce
On the grounds of the Castillo de San Felipe (Jennifer Barile)
On the grounds of the Castillo de San Felipe
Me at the castle - Rio Dulce / Lake Izabal (Jennifer Barile)
Me at the castle - Rio Dulce / Lake Izabal
Joe wanted this for his bug collection... (Jennifer Barile)
Joe wanted this for his bug collection...
Along the Rio Dulce (Jennifer Barile)
Along the Rio Dulce
Lilies on the river (Jennifer Barile)
Lilies on the river
Dugout canoes (Jennifer Barile)
Dugout canoes
Stopping off for a cool coconut drink (Jennifer Barile)
Stopping off for a cool coconut drink
Cutting up my coconut (Jennifer Barile)
Cutting up my coconut
Rio Dulce scene (Jennifer Barile)
Rio Dulce scene
Arriving in Livingston - The Caribbean! (Jennifer Barile)
Arriving in Livingston - The Caribbean!
Still have that coconut! (Jennifer Barile)
Still have that coconut!
Does anyone know where Joe can buy one of these? (Jennifer Barile)
Does anyone know where Joe can buy one of these?
Tapado - The local Garifuna specialty in Livingston (Jennifer Barile)
Tapado - The local Garifuna specialty in Livingston
Soccer on the beach in Livingston (Jennifer Barile)
Soccer on the beach in Livingston
Getting some avocados in Livingston (Jennifer Barile)
Getting some avocados in Livingston
The pool at Hacienda Tijax (Jennifer Barile)
The pool at Hacienda Tijax
Hacienda Tijax (Jennifer Barile)
Hacienda Tijax
Our bungalow at the Hacienda (Jennifer Barile)
Our bungalow at the Hacienda
Arriving at Tikal - A model of the ruins (Jennifer Barile)
Arriving at Tikal - A model of the ruins
The Ceiba Tree - The national tree. (Jennifer Barile)
The Ceiba Tree - The national tree.
Leaf-cutter ants at Tikal (Jennifer Barile)
Leaf-cutter ants at Tikal
The ants! (Jennifer Barile)
The ants!
Monkeys at Tikal (Jennifer Barile)
Monkeys at Tikal
Ruins (Jennifer Barile)
Ruins
More ruins... (Jennifer Barile)
More ruins...
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Me and some history (Jennifer Barile)
Me and some history
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Looking pretty steep (Jennifer Barile)
Looking pretty steep
Coming down (Jennifer Barile)
Coming down
View from the top of the pyramid (Jennifer Barile)
View from the top of the pyramid
Going up... (Jennifer Barile)
Going up...
What a view! (Jennifer Barile)
What a view!
Joe at the top of the world! (Jennifer Barile)
Joe at the top of the world!
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Joe and I (Jennifer Barile)
Joe and I
Resting on the pyramid (Jennifer Barile)
Resting on the pyramid
At the top! (Jennifer Barile)
At the top!
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
Cooling off during lunch at Tikal (Jennifer Barile)
Cooling off during lunch at Tikal
A Coatamundi - Racoon-like animal at Tikal (Jennifer Barile)
A Coatamundi - Racoon-like animal at Tikal
View from our hotel room at the Casona del Lago - Flores (Jennifer Barile)
View from our hotel room at the Casona del Lago - Flores
Eating dinner on the lake in Flores (Jennifer Barile)
Eating dinner on the lake in Flores
Watching the sun set in Flores (Jennifer Barile)
Watching the sun set in Flores
In the van on the way to Coban (Jennifer Barile)
In the van on the way to Coban
We need to cross the river on a ferry (Jennifer Barile)
We need to cross the river on a ferry
The Rio de Pasion (Jennifer Barile)
The Rio de Pasion
Arriving in Coban (Jennifer Barile)
Arriving in Coban
Gorgeous view on the way to Semuc Champey (Jennifer Barile)
Gorgeous view on the way to Semuc Champey
Me and Joe and the view (Jennifer Barile)
Me and Joe and the view
Starting our steep hike to the lookout (Jennifer Barile)
Starting our steep hike to the lookout
The Cahabon River, Semuc Champey (Jennifer Barile)
The Cahabon River, Semuc Champey
Our journeys around Guatemala (Jennifer Barile)
Our journeys around Guatemala
The pools at Semuc Champey - Breathtaking! (Jennifer Barile)
The pools at Semuc Champey - Breathtaking!
They form a limestone bridge over the river (Jennifer Barile)
They form a limestone bridge over the river
Made it to El Mirador (The Lookout)! (Jennifer Barile)
Made it to El Mirador (The Lookout)!
Random poisonous snake along the hike (Jennifer Barile)
Random poisonous snake along the hike
The Cahabon River (Jennifer Barile)
The Cahabon River
The pools of Semuc Champey (Jennifer Barile)
The pools of Semuc Champey
The group with our guide, Rudy (in the red hat) (Jennifer Barile)
The group with our guide, Rudy (in the red hat)
Our group - Ready for adventure! (Jennifer Barile)
Our group - Ready for adventure!
Turquoise water! (Jennifer Barile)
Turquoise water!
Enjoying the cool water! (Jennifer Barile)
Enjoying the cool water!
Local Mayan boys playing near Semuc Champey (Jennifer Barile)
Local Mayan boys playing near Semuc Champey
Gallo Beer - The local favorite (Jennifer Barile)
Gallo Beer - The local favorite
Joe in Coban, drinking soda out of a bag! (Jennifer Barile)
Joe in Coban, drinking soda out of a bag!
Checking out of El Recreo, our Coban hotel. Great staff! (Jennifer Barile)
Checking out of El Recreo, our Coban hotel.  Great staff!
Jennifer Barile
Guatemala Trip Journal