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Chicabal LagoonChicabal Lagoon

24/02/2011
The Lagoon is considered by the maya mam as an important center of the maya Cosmo vision. It is located at the top of the Chicabal Volcano at 2,700 meters above sea level. A steep  [ más ]

Palencia trailsPalencia trails

02/03/2011
Palencia is a privileged place in the proximity of the city, excellent road access, good development and a cool climate despite being east of Guatemala, often associated with warm weather. Famous for the quality and  [ más ]

Pacaya at night, heat, light and lava flowsPacaya at night, heat, light and lava flows

18/06/2011
The number of people was Surprisingly, and in some parties lined up on the trails. A friendly and familiar path receives us in our climb the active volcano of Guatemala 's most famous in the  [ más ]

Think twice about the colorful leafsThink twice about the colorful leafs

30/12/2012
I couldn't help but posting this picture. The colors, the combination and the shape of the liquidambar leaves. In fact I just had to appreciate this little spot for a little while over Huehuetenango on  [ más ]

Church of San Cristóbal AcasaguastlánChurch of San Cristóbal Acasaguastlán

15/10/2011
In the past, colonial times, Corregimientos existed as a structure of taxation, to ensure the order of the peoples concerned and -hold- either agricultural or livestock production. Acasaguastlán joined the district of Chiquimula de la  [ más ]

A visit to Ipala VolcanoA visit to Ipala Volcano

25/06/2011
Un ascenso al volcán activo más visitado de Guatemala. A climb to the most visited active volcano in Guatemala. Esta vez el fuerte viento en contra y la inusual actividad de gases azufrados hicieron más  [ más ]

Travel information

Fijese means bad newsFijese means bad news

23/02/2011
Funny thing about Guatemalans (or perhaps not so funny) is the use of the language. Fijese is one of the most characteristic words in the country. Its literal translation would be -pay attention- or -focus-(strictly  [ más ]

Healthy travelHealthy travel

23/02/2011
From Baja Verapaz to Quiche, Guatemala's beauty and culture cannot be rivaled. Historical and cultural sites fill visitors with a sense of awe and wonder. It is like none other, its diversity unmatched. To fully  [ más ]

About Guatemala Travel GuidesAbout Guatemala Travel Guides

23/02/2011
What would you do if you live or if you visit such a wonderful country? my dear friend, Guatemala is so beautiful that traveling comes naturally. And then, what would you do with all those  [ más ]

Map of GuatemalaMap of Guatemala

23/02/2011
Map of the departments of Guatemala.  [ más ]

Contact usContact us

23/02/2011
Feel free to contact us. Want to know more about Guatemala? Do you need a tour? Need hotel recommendations? Do you want to share a story? Or just want to say hi Send us an  [ más ]
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Make the most out of your trip to PeténMake the most out of your trip to Petén

14/05/2011
Tikal Temple II Petén is a department of Guatemala with greater land area and forest jungle. If you've visited Petén, you know they are always eager to return. Peten has great wealth and protects valuable  [ más ]

Contact usContact us

23/02/2011
Feel free to contact us. Want to know more about Guatemala? Do you need a tour? Need hotel recommendations? Do you want to share a story? Or just want to say hi Send us an  [ más ]

An unparalleled sunset beach SipacateAn unparalleled sunset beach Sipacate

22/08/2011
Looking at a sunset is in the city or outside it, one never ceases to marvel at this amazing thing that can be observed on Sunday, was perfect to appreciate from Sipacate beach, located south  [ más ]

SuchitepequezSuchitepequez

24/02/2011
Suchitepequez is mostly known and referred to as San Antonio Suchitepequez or San Antonio Suchi, a quiet place with modest accommodations. The main activity is the agriculture but is also famous for its handicrafts, especially  [ más ]

Laguna Brava, Yolnabaj in HuehuetenangoLaguna Brava, Yolnabaj in Huehuetenango

25/02/2011
Not all beautiful places are close at hand. This is something that we have seen in each of our trips and to get this gap will have to earn the trip. If at this time  [ más ]

Laguna MagdalenaLaguna Magdalena

23/02/2011
Among the most beautiful places in Guatemala, Madgalena Lagoon in located in Huehuetenango and can be called a real paradise that makes you want to come back again and again. Getting there involves a 18  [ más ]

Archaeological site in Sayaxché CeibalArchaeological site in Sayaxché Ceibal

25/02/2011
Structure A-3 Ceibal. Photo Mayan Master Ceibal was discovered in 1892 by Federico Arts. The site's name refers to the huge ceiba trees that can be seen there. Ample parking and welcome dense vegetation at  [ más ]

Surrounded by lava in the volcano PacayaSurrounded by lava in the volcano Pacaya

25/02/2011
One of the outputs lava. Photo: Explorer If you are someone who watch TV all the time, it will be useless to explain to you imagine how amazing it was to walk over a large  [ más ]

Actún KanActún Kan

29/05/2011
The sign has identified the names of formations Weird. Actún Kan is a cave system with low difficulty of exploration. In fact it is a perfect place for beginners caving (spelunking). Its name means -cave  [ más ]

October 20, day of the RevolutionOctober 20, day of the Revolution

15/07/2011
October 20 is the day that Jorge Ubico ceased to be president of Guatemala. October 20 is commemorated today the revolution of 44 officially ending a long period of presidency, but it is not out  [ más ]

Chingo volcano between Guatemala and El SalvadorChingo volcano between Guatemala and El Salvador

26/04/2011
If you're starting out on the mountain, the summit is not to be missed. The height of this volcano is 1.775 meters over sea level. Side of Guatemala is located in the department of Jutiapa  [ más ]

Pasabien RiverPasabien River

24/02/2011
The usually hot weather of Zacapa has a treasure right below the mountains of Sierra de las Minas. Here at Pasa Bien a magnificent cold water river waits for you at just minutes from the  [ más ]

Read about the History of Guatemala

Ah Cacao Gran JaguarAh Cacao Gran Jaguar

01/09/2011
When Calakmul (North Mayan city located in what is now Mexico), invaded Tikal in 679, interrupted the dynastic line but not permanently. Chaak Ujol Nuun son and member of the royal lineage, Jasaw was destined  [ más ]

Double Headed Serpent TempleDouble Headed Serpent Temple

29/07/2011
Classic image of Tikal between the forest, seen from Temple IV. The view from the top of Temple IV is one of the most emblematic images of Tikal. He has traveled the world on the  [ más ]

Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico

22/05/2011
Years later in 1920, would participate in the military junta to appoint the General José María Orellana for president of Guatemala (you can see in Q1 tickets, a Quetzal). Jorge Ubico later away from the  [ más ]

Population decline during the conquestPopulation decline during the conquest

02/03/2011
Fray Bartolome de las Casas religious defender Indians. Fought inhuman abuse of colonizers. The conquest of America was not easy. The territory is now Guatemala and the Mayan peoples who inhabited it were fierce battle.  [ más ]