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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 …
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 …
Spider Monkey hanging by the tail in Tikal
Rugged and Mountainous Guatemala Geography Guatemala’s geography has frequently influenced its history. Close to two-thirds of the country’s total land area is mountainous. The rugged …
Convent ruins on tour in Antigua Guatemala
Guatemala's climate has been described as the "Land of Eternal Spring" - much of the country does enjoy an agreeable climate. However, there are exceptions! Altitude is the biggest …
Guatemala Tours Guatemala travel offers everything for the culturally curious to the active adventurer. Though it has had a turbulent past, the beauty of this region and the welcoming local …
1. When is the best time to visit?  For most of the country, the best time of year to visit is during the height of the dry season, December to February. April and May are the hottest months; …
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 …
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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 …