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Fire Volcano Volcán de FuegoFire Volcano Volcán de Fuego

Climbing this volcano is not easy. It is very important to begin climbing easy volcanos and go from there to more difficult summits. However, as most difficult routes the Fire ascent is fun. You have  [ 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 ]

Laguna de Santa Rosa AyarzaLaguna de Santa Rosa Ayarza

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 ]

Tajumulco VolcanoTajumulco Volcano

Relato de mi viaje al Volcán Tajumulco hace algunos años. Story of my trip to the volcano Tajumulco few years ago. Una de las mejores experiencias principalmente por ir sin saber cómo llegar. One of  [ más ]

Archaeological site in Sayaxché CeibalArchaeological site in Sayaxché Ceibal

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 ]

The grapes in Eastern GuatemalaThe grapes in Eastern Guatemala

Grapes and coconuts in cold Zacapa, near Usumatlán. Just after the department of El Progreso and minutes before they reach the Wellness Pasabién find a perfectly straight road section, you might not know but you  [ más ]

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Think twice about the colorful leafsThink twice about the colorful leafs

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 ]

Aguateca maya city in PetexbatúnAguateca maya city in Petexbatún

Home Ruler, Grupo Palacio. Mayan Master Photo In Petén Tikal and Yaxhá not only are prominent archaeological sites. Ceibal Aguateca Cancuén and stand out among others. Aguateca is the most accessible and more renovated structures.  [ más ]

Peace at Tajumulco VolcanoPeace at Tajumulco Volcano

One of my favs. Tajumulco lets you watch two countries from the summit, Guatemala and México. I can almost see my house from here. Or maybe not? This is the summit at Tajumulco at 4,220  [ más ]

Basurera Snake on Huehuetenango trailsBasurera Snake on Huehuetenango trails

Walking on the muddy trails to Laguna Brava or - Yolnabaj - (mad or angry lagoon) at Huehuetenango found this. A small snake crossing the mud. After half a second my camera was out trying  [ más ]

I got to break freeI got to break free

Ahhh sometimes I get just too much of the -city- and just want to run away. This is exactly how I felt at the same moment, breaking free. It was a cold but nice day  [ más ]

On a cold clear day at TajumulcoOn a cold clear day at Tajumulco

Picture taken in automatic mode at Tajumulco Volcano (4,220 meters above sea level). Tajumulco is the highest peak in Central America and you can see ice formations over the rocks and among the grass near  [ más ]

Abaj Talakik Takalik AbajAbaj Talakik Takalik Abaj

If you visit Retalhuleu, take the opportunity to visit this archaeological site located in the municipality of El Asintal. It is not difficult to access and you can get in a car sedans. The weather  [ más ]
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Sneaking snake at IxobelSneaking snake at Ixobel

Another of my favorites. We were on our way to Ixobel caves. The trek over there takes 2 hours aprox so we stopped to rest for a little while. Suddenly I turn around and see  [ más ]

Wonderful QuicheWonderful Quiche

The leading American Highway on its way to Los Encuentros. From here, take about thirty minutes to Chichicastenango and clear with their respective signs. After those 17 miles are surrounded by forests reaches a cozy  [ 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 ]

San Francisco El AltoSan Francisco El Alto

The entrance is on the very right side of the main road heading to Huehuetenango from Quetzaltenango. It has a very active market with handicrafts, fabrics and vegetables. There are many stores of construction and  [ más ]

Volcán de Agua in GuatemalaVolcán de Agua in Guatemala

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 ]


In Guatemala Retalhuleu is called just -Rehu-.  It is a southern department enjoying the benefits of the low altitude and fertile lands. Its economy is based primary in agriculture and tourism. Rehu is called -The  [ más ]

Los EsclavosLos Esclavos

Both the river and the ancient bridge are named -Los Esclavos- (The Slaves). It was a deep and majestic river but now the hydroelectric limits its flow and the waters are most of the time  [ más ]

Panoramic view from Culma VolcanoPanoramic view from Culma Volcano

Whether you start the ascent to the volcano Culma considers as a good option. It is located only 100 meters from the carreteraque carried Jutiapa (Carretera al Salvador) to about 2 hours and a half  [ más ]

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

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 ]

San Buenaventura at Lake AtitlanSan Buenaventura at Lake Atitlan

Widely Known as the Butterfly Preserve or simply as -El Mariposario-, San Buenaventura is a beautiful natural preservation park located at just minutes from Panajachel (less than a mile). You can get there walking, on  [ más ]

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

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 ]

Archaeological maya site Kumarcaaj UtatlanArchaeological maya site Kumarcaaj Utatlan

An ancient cave and maya ruins wait for you at only minutes from Santa Cruz del Quiche where several small mayan temples remain semi buried. Only one is fully visible and complete, but darken by  [ más ]

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Urlanta WaterfallUrlanta Waterfall

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 ]

Lake Atitlán TourLake Atitlán Tour

The blue paradise rests over a volcanic caldera of ancient magma still guarded by three volcanoes: San Pedro, Atitlán and Tolimán showing their perfect shaped cones. The water is fresh and usually warm in the  [ más ]

Panoramic view from Culma VolcanoPanoramic view from Culma Volcano

Whether you start the ascent to the volcano Culma considers as a good option. It is located only 100 meters from the carreteraque carried Jutiapa (Carretera al Salvador) to about 2 hours and a half  [ más ]

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

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 ]