Guatemala is home to Mayan ruins, lush forests, active volcanoes, one of the world’s most beautiful lakes and wonderful people. The Mayan people and their traditional culture is fascinating to experience in person. Read about my travels through Guatemala below.
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Semuc Champey – Guatemala’s Hidden Paradise
Are these cascading, turquoise pools Guatemala’s most beautiful destination? Hard to reach and rarely visited Semuc Champey’s natural splendor is unmatched.
Hiking Biotopo del Quetzal Nature Reserve
It’s not the most famous destination in Guatemala but if you like hiking the outdoors Biotopo del Quetzal holds beautiful scenery and lush forest for your enjoyment. You just have to brave Guatemala’s dangerous accident-prone roads to get there.
Lake Atitlan – The Most Beautiful Lake in the World?
Lago de Atitlán, Guatemala – amazingly beautiful landscapes, charming culture & a mythical folk saint. Is it the world’s most beautiful lake?
The San Rafael – Luxury Boutique Hotel in Antigua
Luxury travelers will love San Rafael Hotel, Antigua’s best kept secret. A small boutique hotel that is excellently located in Antigua, Guatemala.
Chichicastenango – Guatemala’s Vibrant Market
Visit the chaotic Chichicastenango Sunday market in Guatemala. If that wasn’t adventurous enough I started the day off with a Mayan shaman sacrifice at the ruins of Iximche.
Hiking an Active Volcano in Guatemala
It’s my first day in Guatemala and after an hour of hiking I already find myself questioning the sanity of the activity I’m participating in. I’m on the side of the most active volcano in Guatemala; hey, what could go wrong.. it’s only a volcano right!?