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Tomastepeque, Pico de PalenciaTomastepeque, Pico de Palencia

Palencia, 29 kilometers from the capital city, has a frequent visitor attraction is the Pico de Palencia. With a height of 2.150 meters, it's great to start on hills to mountains and volcanoes. It is  [ más ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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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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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Bombil Pek caveBombil Pek cave

Briones down in July front of the cave. The trip started as usual ... the call of one of the team telling an interesting place. Within minutes, call after call to finalize with others, to  [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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

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 ]

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 ]

Esquipulas ornamentsEsquipulas ornaments

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 ]

Momostenango RiscosMomostenango Riscos

Famous for its curious formations called -Riscos de Monostenango-, Momostenango itself is a city located in Totonicapan, having a very active market, fairly modern accommodations and maya language schools. There are different levels of maya  [ más ]

Salto Chilasco WaterfallSalto Chilasco Waterfall

Known as the tallest waterfall in Central America, this beauty is hidden in the mountains and forest of Baja Verapaz, at north of Guatemala. Around km 142 a road to the left takes you up  [ más ]

October 20, day of the RevolutionOctober 20, day of the Revolution

October 20 is the day that Jorge Ubico ceased to be president of Guatemala. October 20 is commemorated today the revolution of 44 officially ending a long period of presidency, but it is not out  [ más ]

From the top of the volcano JumaytepequeFrom the top of the volcano Jumaytepeque

To begin climbing volcanoes is advisable to start with a low or medium difficulty, such as Ipala Volcano or Volcano Chicabal. But if you can not go that far, Santa Rosa has a beautiful volcano  [ más ]

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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 ]

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

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 ]

Xela in QuetzaltenangoXela in Quetzaltenango

Xela, the center of Quetzaltenango is perhaps the most visited tourist destination in Guatemala besides Antigua Guatemala and Tikal in Peten, and preferred by many as the number one choice to learn Spanish. It is  [ más ]

Actún KanActún Kan

The sign has identified the names of formations Weird. Actún Kan is a cave system with low difficulty of exploration. In fact it is a perfect place for beginners caving (spelunking). Its name means -cave  [ más ]