Guatemala


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Before embarking on a journey, you put a lot of effort into deciding where to go, preparing, and researching.  While taking the time to organize a trip, why not plan to see TWO …
Intricate alfombras line the streets of Antigua during Guatemala's Easter Festivals The spectacular Easter festivals in Antigua, Guatemala are beyond comparison to anything in the northern …
Thank you to Duncan Aitken for providing this information. Santiago Atitlan is justifiably famous for it's weaving. Their native dress or "traje" (pronounced "trähe") of the women consists of …
As I approached the dock, Dolores Ratzun was indistinguishable from the other Tz'utujil women dressed in traje indigena, waiting on the shore. But on disembarking and approaching the group, …
Guatemala is five times larger than Belize and has some spectacular natural scenery and other attractions for the ecotourist. Yet until recently, relatively few foreigners journeyed there to roam …
For the people of Belize, Mundo Maya (The World of the Maya) is more than a joint program established with its neighbors to help preserve the rich Maya culture. It is a deep-rooted passion that is …
The air, filled with the musky mix of flower petals and incense, carries the heaviness of sorrow. Men dressed in purple robes and hoods, carrying floats (andas) with large sculptures of Jesus on …
Visit Guatemala's Totonicapan: Highland Maya Markets 14-day    Mayan Multisport 8-day    Mundo Maya 9-day    View All Guatemala …
The State Department's consular warning about Guatemala travel can certainly cause some alarm. We would never claim that the country is 100% safe, but neither is any location you would travel to. …
Visit the village of Santiago de Atitlan and get a glimpse of how the Tzutujil Maya live, almost oblivious to the fact that the Conquistadors arrived five centuries ago. Holidays and Saint's days are …
Long Way Home Long Way Home's mission as a 501(c)(3) is to break the cycle of poverty among youth in developing communities by creating educational opportunities, cultivating civic interaction, and …
Went to the Mayan ruins with Kelvin a nd Marie was a perfect day we there wise but then the Mayan gods cast an evil spell on me and I was I'll for the next 3 days.  I am already a day …
Left Samuc at 7 am after having fruit and granola at the hostel, Cisco had told me not to take the short cut road, so I took it .Road was closed for and we had to wait luckily cause my …
Not knowing why Sara and Daniel told me I had to come here, I walked into Samuc along the river with Kelvin from Singapore and his girlfriend Marie from Germany . The 7 pools were beautiful and …
Cisco who I met in Chihuahua invited me to his house on the lake for the weekend. In the morning I went with Thomas and went to some of his drilling jobs which were near the coast. Had lunch at his …
  Got going early with a nice breakfast that Mrs. Trego prepared and then I went to their water drilling yard to work on my bike. Fixed my panniers and chain guard and then Stephan gave it a …
Left Nelsons apartment at 8 am and his friend Mario took me TO Santa Anna and then I proceeded to the border alone.i have crossed all the borders doing the paperwork myself and it is not …
Left Tuxtla Gutierrez at 8 am so we could get to Guatemala City by days end. Climbed high over a pass and was some spectacular scenery and 280 km later we were at the border at La Massilla and an …
Kayak the clear blue waters of Belize
Central America provides a diverse playground of jungles, beaches, volcanoes, mountains, and pristine waters.  Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Belize provide the perfect backdrops for an active tour. …
Holiday Traditions Edited
Have you ever wondered what other cultures are doing while we are decorating cookies, hanging ornaments on trees, and writing to Santa?  Here are a few interesting holiday traditions in …
Ancelma Ortiz, a success story from Cooperative for Education's programs in Guatemala, made possible by supporters George and Michele MacMaster of Alpharetta Children's Dentistry.
The following is a guest post from the non-profit organization Cooperative for Education, whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education. We're excited -- even …
The central acropolis of the Maya ruin site Tikal
Explore the ancient city of Tikal during a Guatemala tour Hidden within Guatemala's El Peten jungle is Tikal, the largest ruined city of the Maya Classic Period. The site encompasses at least …