Sunday, September 16, 2012

Antigua volcano, one of four there, explodes!









volcano erupts outside tourist center, officials order 33,000 evacuated.

  There are four volcanoes around Antigua, Guatemala.  My young granddaughter, Bianca just came back from her first vacation visit there.


(Moises Castillo/ Associated Press ) - Volcanic ash spews from the Volcan de Fuego or Volcano of Fire as seen from Palin, south of Guatemala City, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. The long-simmering volcano exploded into a series of powerful eruptions Thursday, hurling thick clouds of ash nearly two miles (three kilometers) high, spewing rivers of lava down its flanks and forcing the evacuation of more than 33,000 people from


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