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Volcán Acatenango - brutt avtale

Date:
12.04.2013
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Police escort on Santa María Volcano

Date:
07.04.2013

We paid only 125 quetzal (16 USD) each to have Monte Verde organizing a small team of 4 clients. For me and Tommaso we would save nothing trying to do it independently, because taxi to/from trailhead is fairly expensive. So it was an easy choice to do this as an organized tour from Xela. Also because of safety since this trail is notorious for armed robberies. It would be better to have a local guide to "talk" with any armed bandits, than sorting this out ourselves in very broken spanish. TEAM: Carlos - Guide from Guatemala Tommaso - Italy Lyngve - Norway Clara - England Chad - USA Two policemen was supposed to meet us at the trailhead around 5:30 AM and escort us to the summit because there was an armed robbery of two groups the previous day. The police was not there, but we hiked up anyway. Our >>>

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Volcán Tajumulco

Date:
06.04.2013
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