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Laguna MagdalenaLaguna Magdalena

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 ]

Santa Clara la LagunaSanta Clara la Laguna

Association of Mayan Women Weavers - Santiago Atitlan For more than a quarter of a century Cojolya has been providing sustainable, fair-trade work for some 60 women who weave using the traditional backstrap loom. It  [ más ]

Double Headed Serpent TempleDouble Headed Serpent Temple

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 ]

La Antigua GuatemalaLa Antigua Guatemala

Main church at La Antigua Guatemala It is known as the Colonial City. The architecture and streets preserve the original characteristics and look of the former main city of Guatemala at the beginning of the  [ más ]

River and waterfall at MagdalenaRiver and waterfall at Magdalena

This is one of my favorite pictures. Yes I have better ones but the memory of being there it is unbeatable. Magdalena received very little visitors back then due to the road conditions and cold  [ más ]

Esquipulas the home of the Black ChristEsquipulas the home of the Black Christ

Located in Chiquimula, Esquipulas is called -the land of miracles-. Home of the -black christ-. Esquipulas has become a very important tourist destination in the region, both religiously and for fun, being the main reasons  [ más ]

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Fijese means bad newsFijese means bad news

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

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

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

Map of the departments of Guatemala.  [ más ]

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15 things you did not know of Guatemala15 things you did not know of Guatemala

Zacapa starts right at the end of the department of El Progreso en route to the east of Guatemala. Usumatlán is right after and before Rio Hondo to find a cross to the left (back  [ más ]

Some traditions of the end of the yearSome traditions of the end of the year

While in Antigua Guatemala families and friends spend Christmas and New Year in the Calle del Arco in restaurants or parties, the background night scenery in a line of adventurers up the Agua Volcano ,  [ más ]

El Salto, hidden waterfall in JalapaEl Salto, hidden waterfall in Jalapa

When they gave us directions to get where we are victims of a joke because the bridge where we started our walk as the map was tiny, really small and did not seem logical to  [ más ]

Laguna BravaLaguna Brava

Getting to Laguna Brava is quite an adventure. This journey is not for the addicts to hotels and spas but ideal to the adventurous. It takes a while to get there from Guatemala city. This  [ más ]

Sepalau LagoonsSepalau Lagoons

A peaceful enviroment, mountains, great treks, four lagoons and nature all around wait for you at Sepalau in Chisec. Sepalau is a system of four independent lagoons, but when the rainy season arrives, they join  [ más ]

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

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 ]

Church of San Cristóbal AcasaguastlánChurch of San Cristóbal Acasaguastlán

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 ]

San Cristobal AcasaguastlanSan Cristobal Acasaguastlan

A small and quiet town located at El Progreso worth stopping by on your way to Izabal, Chiquimula or Esquipulas. The most famous attraction at the place is the main church. Acasaguastlan was a very  [ más ]

That beautiful place named LachuáThat beautiful place named Lachuá

This is a natural sanctuary named Lachuá, which means -smelly water-, as it has some sulfured aromas. It is located in Alta Verapaz and it is AWESOME. Is not an easy road, but mostly, and  [ más ]

Panoramic view of Lake AmatitlánPanoramic view of Lake Amatitlán

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 ]

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Quirigua Archaeological SiteQuirigua Archaeological Site

Motagua River holds great treasures. Around the basin, can be found not only deposits of jade, but pottery and ancient archaeological treasures. It is precisely here where lies Quirigua. Among its valuable content is the  [ más ]

Read about the History of Guatemala

Cahi Tunatiuh Imox and the conquerorCahi Tunatiuh Imox and the conqueror

More than admirable is the resistance that gave the Indians before the Spanish conquest. Iximché, and take by the colonists suffered all kinds of hardship and oppression of the conquerors who demanded taxes for land  [ más ]

Maya city Yax MutalMaya city Yax Mutal

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 ]

Ah Cacao Gran JaguarAh Cacao Gran Jaguar

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 ]

Guatemala, Central Americas first cityGuatemala, Central Americas first city

Iximche Mayan ruins. Established but not built, the city of Santiago de los Caballeros in Guatemala stood at Iximche, a few minutes of Tecpan in Chimaltenango. Iximché meeting the ideal conditions of indigenous groups had  [ más ]