Culture Guides


Mountains are known to provide aspirations to men who risk death ascending to the peaks – because they’re there. Add lava to the equation and you have the cultural icon known as the volcano.

The volcano has popular allure, and many travelers will take the time to climb them especially when they’re actively spewing smoke and fire. Nicaragua’s island of Ometepe consists of two large volcanoes and Europe has Mount Etna. Indonesia, Hawaii, Costa Rica, and Guatemala are amongst many places one can ascend and then later sit in a hot spring reflecting on the power hidden in the earth.

If you decide to climb don’t say Road Junky didn’t warn you first. Beer tastes better but you could end up with nasty feet: