Monthly Archives: February 2013

La Antigua Guatemala

La Antigua as referred to by locals and visitors is a colonial jewel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was capital of the Spanish Kingdom in the New World which extended from today's Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, South to Costa Rica. The city is a favorite among Chapines (as Guatemalan people are commonly…
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37 Volcanos

Guatemala is most definitely the land of Volcanos (besides the land of the Maya, Color, Culture, etc!). The small territory of a little over 100,000 square kilometers, similar to the US State of Tennessee or the country of Denmark... but with 37 volcanos of which 3 are active today - Fuego, Pacaya and Santiaguito. However…
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The Maya Empire

Much can be said, and has been said about the Maya Civilization and plenty of sites such as Chichen Itza, Tikal, Quirigua and Copan are visited by millions each year. Much of what we know about them is being re-written today with the new discoveries at Mirador Basin. Having worked for over 20 years at…
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