10 Reasons to Climb Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala
by Matt Bokor.
#1. Your friends back home think you’re crazy, this will confirm it.
#3. You think “scree” is a dirty word, and there’s a ton of it up there.
#4. You’ve always wanted to roast a marshmallow over a thermal vent.
#5. You packed hiking boots, you need to use them.
#6. You bought a groovy, hand-carved walking stick in Antigua. You need to use it, too.
#7. You need to burn some of the calories you piled up at the bars and restaurants during your trip.
#8. No one thinks you’ve got the stamina.
#9. You have no guilt about renting a horse and not telling anyone. (see previous)
#10. You’re looking for the experience of a lifetime, which you can also tell your Mom about.