Ruins of St. Joseph Cathedral (Antigua, Guatemala)
This Cathedral was destroyed in the significant 1773 earthquake. Part of the Cathedral has been rebuilt, and the ruins are now opened for tourists to visit.
Credit: Joel Gill, 2014
Basaltic Lava Flows From the Eruption of Pacaya, Guatemala, in 2010
(Credit: Joel Gill, 2014)
(This image, and others taken in Guatemala, is available for free use (subject to terms and conditions) from the EGU Image Repository)
After 2 months based in Guatemala undertaking hazards research, I am soon to return home. I will be continuing this series of posts over the next few months, reflecting on aspects of conducting research overseas and thinking through results. Guatemala is a stunningly beautiful country, with a dynamism reflected in everything from the landscapes to the markets. Everybody I have met has been incredibly kind and generous with their time, always willing to share their experience and knowledge. Today I share a selection of photographs from the my time here…
All photos Credit: Joel Gill, 2014