Category Archives: Guatemala

Guatemala 3 – The Highlands -Lake Atitlan and Chichicastenango

3rd March – We are heading  for Guatemala’s highland area that stretches from Antigua to the border with Mexico.   We pass through Solola, making our destination the very beautiful Lago Atitlan, a fresh water lake formed by a massive … Continue reading

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Guatemala 2 – North to Tikal in the El Peten region and returning south to Antigua.

24th February – Peten is the northernmost department of Guatemala, as well as the largest and is home to a number of archaeological sites belonging to the ancient Maya civilisation.   Of these, Tikal is probably the real highlight and … Continue reading

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Guatemala 1 – Central Guatemala

  GUATEMALA Capital – Guatemala City                    Currency – Q (Quetzals) & US dollars              Language – Spanish and Maya   21st February – The border with Guatemala … Continue reading

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