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The old hollow treeThe old hollow tree

14/12/2012
This is the inside of a hollow and sick tree at Acatenango Volcano. While this picture says nothing to the average people, it says a lot and brings back many memories to all of us  [ más ]

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

23/02/2011
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 ]

Paradise Waterfall, warm water waterfallParadise Waterfall, warm water waterfall

24/02/2011
Come to Izabal and swim right next to a waterfall, enjoy the how water mixing with the river flowing and choose the spot you like with your proffered temperature: hot, warm and cold. Yes, you  [ más ]

One of my first impressions from HuehuetenangoOne of my first impressions from Huehuetenango

30/01/2013
Why look for more if you can have a nice playground all around, clear sky, fresh air and weather? Here the soft grass provides you a nice support for your back taking out any residual  [ más ]

The end of the Mam empireThe end of the Mam empire

02/03/2011
Zaculeu Mayan pyramid, ancient Huehuetenango Mam kingdom. According to historical accounts the name of the region was Memejuyú. It was time that his warriors will face the Spanish. Chinabajul, as it was called, was the  [ más ]

Atitlán, the Lake of the seven colorsAtitlán, the Lake of the seven colors

13/03/2011
Lake Atitlan This lake was the scene of the battle between the Spanish and their allies against Tz'utujil kaqchikeles. Currently in Solola are 3 indigenous groups: the Quiché, Cakchiquel tz'utujil and. Road to Atitlan We  [ 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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Cerro Quemado cavesCerro Quemado caves

15/05/2011
Down in the cave explorer Xela. Cerro Quemado, in Quetzaltenango, just minutes from the city of Xela, has a truly immense conglomerate rock, ideal for sport climbing and traditional. All the volcanic rock are scattered  [ más ]

Utatlán city falls, Spain began the conquestUtatlán city falls, Spain began the conquest

08/07/2011
Tikal was this time an abandoned city and vegetation cover. It is intriguing to imagine how history would have been if the Spanish had found the Maya in full swing. Despite the difference of progress:  [ más ]

History of Guatemala the first inhabitantsHistory of Guatemala the first inhabitants

04/03/2011
Guatemala was established as an independent country on September 15, 1821, the history that preceded its definition as a country is typical of the territory it occupies, beginning with the earliest inhabitants: the Maya. The  [ 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 ]

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

23/02/2011
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 ]

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 ]

Tikal the City of VoicesTikal the City of Voices

24/02/2011
Few places in the world require little introduction such as the National Park of Tikal. The archaeologist define this monumental beauty as a ceremonial location more than a city. It's been called the New York  [ 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 ]

ChichicastenangoChichicastenango

24/02/2011
Is the home of one of the biggest colorful markets of Guatemala. From -The Encounters- or -Los Encuentros-, a pavement road takes you this beautiful place with lots of hotels and restaurants. Chichicastenango or so  [ más ]

Quirigua Archaeological SiteQuirigua Archaeological Site

22/11/2011
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 ]

Iximiché, the Maya city near TecpánIximiché, the Maya city near Tecpán

14/12/2012
I've been many times at this maya archaeological site and I just can't leave behind the memories of my first visit. I was a little kid on my first visit and still remember the fresh  [ más ]

Urlanta WaterfallUrlanta Waterfall

24/02/2011
Urlanta has gradually become a place visited by local tourists. Its proximity to the city of Jalapa make travel planning is not a problem. Urlanta initially met as a destination for rock climbing. In addition  [ 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 ]

Utatlán city falls, Spain began the conquestUtatlán city falls, Spain began the conquest

08/07/2011
Tikal was this time an abandoned city and vegetation cover. It is intriguing to imagine how history would have been if the Spanish had found the Maya in full swing. Despite the difference of progress:  [ más ]

Esquipulas ornamentsEsquipulas ornaments

22/04/2011
Those visiting the Basilica of Esquipulas always returns with colorful decorations in their cars, or traditional hats that gave rise to the emblematic color ornaments. History tells us that before, when only arrived on foot  [ más ]

History of Guatemala the first inhabitantsHistory of Guatemala the first inhabitants

04/03/2011
Guatemala was established as an independent country on September 15, 1821, the history that preceded its definition as a country is typical of the territory it occupies, beginning with the earliest inhabitants: the Maya. The  [ más ]