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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 ]

The Mayans in Guatemala: Mayas, ancestors and descendantsThe Mayans in Guatemala: Mayas, ancestors and descendants

Estela and Mayan temple Aguateca Petexbatún Region. It is very uncommon to realiza that the ancient mayas and the surviving descendants are very different groups For example, you wondered: Why the Maya of today can  [ más ]

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 ]

Ipala Volcano, fresh weather at the topIpala Volcano, fresh weather at the top

Jutiapa department has always been a warm temperate climate and the volcano Ipala has always maintained a cool climate at the top. With a beautiful lake of the same name: Ipala, the volcano offers a  [ más ]

Chicabal LagoonChicabal Lagoon

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 ]

Playa Dorada: The Golden BeachPlaya Dorada: The Golden Beach

Golden Beach would be the translation for its name, Playa Dorada is a nice and peaceful beach located in Izabal. You'll find plenty of restaurants near the shore with an open view. The name Playa  [ 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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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 ]

Santo Domingo ChurchSanto Domingo Church

Broad church of Atreus Santo Domingo, Zone 1. It is located at 12 Avenida 10-09 Zone 1 and for some the Church of Santo Domingo is famous for its beautiful neoclassical architecture. For others it  [ más ]

Driving to Tikal from Guatemala CityDriving to Tikal from Guatemala City

So you want to visit Tikal on your own? driving? excellent!! Renting a car or taking your own car on a trip from Guatemala City to Tikal is a great way to see the places  [ más ]

Nebaj and natural wondersNebaj and natural wonders

Chichele cascade, Ixil Nebaj, in the department of Quiché, is one of the towns of our country with great natural wealth, it captivates the senses of visitors. Road to Nebaj It is located 251 kilometers  [ 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 ]

Brief details of GuatemalaBrief details of Guatemala

It was during the time of the conquest, the capital of the kingdom dominated by the Spanish in America. Has been at the forefront since then, immediately characterized since independence was achieved peacefully. Its capital  [ más ]

Steamy and read night at Pacaya VolcanoSteamy and read night at Pacaya Volcano

Me and some friends watching the heat at Pacaya on a cold night in Guatemala. The picture, as usual, was taken without filters. I never use filters. Pacaya volcano at night, or -Paca-night- After several  [ más ]

TrekkingTrekking

This activity is hiking in nature, which may be of varying difficulty, from easy-family, to difficult, such competition. Has gradually gained popularity as people learn to enjoy the details found in the natural field. Not  [ más ]

Laguna Brava Yolnabaj in HuehuetenangoLaguna Brava Yolnabaj in Huehuetenango

It was a long walk over the trails and even we could see the Lagoon, we couldn't reach it from this point (private area) so we had to walk around the hill to get to  [ más ]

A visit to the Castle of San FelipeA visit to the Castle of San Felipe

Before, during and after the Spanish Conquest the sea and rivers have always been an important channel of distribution. The economy of several countries was in fact tied to how fast, easy and safe you  [ más ]

Stone of the Compadres La Piedra de los CompadresStone of the Compadres La Piedra de los Compadres

In strange balance have stood the test of time and historical earthquakes. There are small: the upper reaches the size of a regular sedan with four doors. Together reach a height of about three meters  [ más ]

Abaj TakalikAbaj Takalik

Abaj Takalik is located in El Asintal, Retalhuleu. It%u2019s at just minutes from the center of Rehu via a paved road in great conditions. Abaj Takalik is one of the most important maya sites because  [ más ]

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Lake Peten ItzaLake Peten Itza

While local tourists usually prefer to stop at the island of Flores, located within the municipal lake, or in San Benito, a few minutes, tourists and travelers generally prefer to the respective stop in El  [ más ]

RetalhuleuRetalhuleu

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 ]

Railway Museum in ZacapaRailway Museum in Zacapa

The Railway Museum Zacapa was launched by the station workers who cleaned and fixed the place specially to meet him. Immediately impressed understand the work, effort and commitment of the labor required to create and  [ más ]

Escuintla ciudad de las palmerasEscuintla ciudad de las palmeras

At only 40 minutes from Guatemala City, Escuintla is the place to go if you want enjoy sand, sun and the ocean. The beach is about 30 minutes from the City of Escuintla. The road  [ más ]