--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Guatemala Guatemala is the northernmost country in Central America. It borders the Caribbean, between Honduras and Belize, and also borders the Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico. It has a territory … Working together for Sustainable Travel
Adventure Life is the first US-based operator to join the Rainforest Alliance's TOPS (Tour Operators Promoting Sustainability). We have formed an alliance to … 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 … History
The earliest Maya civilizations began to emerge in the highlands of Guatemala by as early as 2000 BC. Bustling city-states grew, and trading networks covered large areas of what is now … 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, it was … 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 … To tip or not to tip – or what to tip! Questions regarding tipping etiquette are some of the most common concerns travelers have when visiting a foreign country. To make matters even more … Visit Guatemala's TotonicapanHighland Maya Markets 8-dayMayan Multisport 8-dayMundo Maya 9-dayView All Guatemala Trips
Since 1993, this two day festival in August celebrates the Mayan traditions and … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 …