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Zacualpa in QuichéZacualpa in Quiché

01/11/2011
Located on the route leading from Quiche to Guatemala, through Mixco Viejo and contains a series of unusual destinations on the itinerary of the travelers. Departing from Santa Cruz, through Chinique, you come to this  [ 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 ]

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 ]

Takalik Abaj, city link in Maya historyTakalik Abaj, city link in Maya history

01/08/2011
Takalik, as it usually refers is one of the oldest known Maya cities. Its name means -standing stone- (singular, not plural) and is an important site for signs of mixing two cultures, the Maya and  [ más ]

San Pedro Volcano, the view of AtitlánSan Pedro Volcano, the view of Atitlán

29/11/2011
Lake Atitlan is surrounded by three volcanoes and more than a dozen villages. San Pedro Atitlan, is one of the preferred by foreigners for its peace and tranquility. There is a tourist center as commercial  [ más ]

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 ]

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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Former Church of ChiquimulaFormer Church of Chiquimula

01/07/2011
Facade of the Old Cathedral Chiquimula. There are no accurate data on the date of its foundation, but is located in the eighteenth century. Its architecture reminds the churches of La Antigua Guatemala. It is  [ más ]

Castillo de San Felipe de LaraCastillo de San Felipe de Lara

22/07/2011
Maritime piracy gave rise to the need for a guard at the entrance and exit of vessels in Izabal. That's how they built the Castle of San Felipe. The year 1560 marked the beginning of  [ más ]

Volcán de Agua in GuatemalaVolcán de Agua in Guatemala

02/03/2011
Volcán de Agua is named after the violent flow of her skirts that came down and destroy the city of Guatemala, at that time located in Old Town and it was moved to La Antigua  [ más ]

Laguna de Santa Rosa AyarzaLaguna de Santa Rosa Ayarza

12/03/2011
In the south-central area Guatemala approximately 101 kilometers from the capital, in the department of Santa Rosa, surrounded by green mountains lie the calm waters of La Laguna de Ayarza. - This is a natural  [ más ]

First news of Tikal during the Spanish conquestFirst news of Tikal during the Spanish conquest

09/03/2011
Tikal lay hidden between forest during the conquest Spanish. All Mayan history buffs wonder how history would have been the conquest of the new world if the Spanish had found the Maya in full bloom.  [ más ]

Bombil PekBombil Pek

23/02/2011
At only minutes from the center of Chisec Alta Verapaz, two caves offer two different experiences. From the road, a small trail takes you to the first one: Jul Iq, where you can enjoy a  [ más ]

Culma VolcanoCulma Volcano

24/02/2011
Culma summit reaches 1,650 meters above sea level. When right in front of it doesn't seem that tall. In fact it is the easier of all the summits in Guatemala, right there you only have  [ más ]

Arco de Santa CatalinaArco de Santa Catalina

15/12/2011
For the year of 1613 began the construction of a convent approved 4 years ago, the Convent of Santa Catalina. This detention was a convent so the nuns inside avoided all contact with the outside  [ más ]

San Pedro Volcano, the view of AtitlánSan Pedro Volcano, the view of Atitlán

29/11/2011
Lake Atitlan is surrounded by three volcanoes and more than a dozen villages. San Pedro Atitlan, is one of the preferred by foreigners for its peace and tranquility. There is a tourist center as commercial  [ más ]

Panoramic view of Lake AmatitlánPanoramic view of Lake Amatitlán

08/12/2011
Like any lake, Lake Amatitlán has multiple paths and depending on where you visit, and change the pasiaje. The most popular route is via Escuintla in southern Guatemala, but you can get to Lake Amatitlán  [ más ]

Santa Cruz del QuicheSanta Cruz del Quiche

24/02/2011
At only minutes from Chichicastenango, Santa Cruz del Quiche is the center of the department of Quiche and with attractions on its own. It has everything you might need, is a modern city with all  [ más ]

Pure color and relaxing view, no filtersPure color and relaxing view, no filters

07/02/2013
Some people can't believe I never use filters on my pictures, and no, I don't use any digital enhancements. This was pretty cool, the color of the sky changed right before the night on my  [ más ]

Read about the History of Guatemala

From the Maya to the Spanish colonyFrom the Maya to the Spanish colony

01/06/2011
A weakened Mayan world facilitate conflict Spanish conquest. Photo: Zaculeu. In what is now Guatemala there were several kingdoms and descendants of the Maya cities: Mam in Huehuetenango Zaculeu occupied, the Kichen in the department  [ más ]

Maya kingdoms that existed during the Spanish conquestMaya kingdoms that existed during the Spanish conquest

22/09/2011
Several new lay Mayan cities populated with its own system of government when the Spanish arrived in America. In the territory of modern Guatemala are five groups that stand out: Cakchiquel Iximché inhabited city in  [ más ]

Maya city Yax MutalMaya city Yax Mutal

29/07/2011
Tikal's name was given in relation to Ti Ak'al (near the hole with water), referring to an ancient water reservoir site. Yax Mutal, the ruins of a large city Tikal came to house approximately 60,000  [ 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 ]