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Republic of Guatemala


Country profile:

Location: Central America.
Borders: Mexico, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador.
Capital: Guatemala City.
Area: 108,889 km2.
Population: 16,176,133.
Currency: Quetzal (GTQ).
Independent since: year 1823.

Travel articles about Guatemala

Inspiring Places to Visit in North America – Travel Guide

North America Travel Guide

North and Central America Travel Guide “An extraordinary continent to visit, North America has a total of 23 countries and a population of 739 million. The most prevalent languages in North America are English, Spanish and French. “ My Top North America Trinidad colorful city, Cuba Chichicastenango market, Guatemala Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, Mexico Utila charming island, Honduras Suchitoto colonial town, El Salvador New York City, USA Pirates Bay, Trinidad & Tobago Bocas Town, Panama El Castillo, Nicaragua Tikal National Park, Guatemala Maya Site of Copan, Honduras Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site, El Salvador San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala Caye Caulker limestone coral island, Belize Mayan Ruins of Tulum, Mexico Colonial Mexico City, Mexico Lake Managua and Momotombo Volcano, Nicaragua Inspiring Places to Visit in North America On this page is a list of North America’s Best Destinations. 1- Visit Trinidad, Republic of Cuba Founded as “Villa De la Santisima Trinidad”…

Central America Backpackers Hotels

Benque Resort & Spa in Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize

Budget and Backpackers Hotels in Central America with step-by-step practical information, photos, prices and contact. Cheap hostels and nice hotels I stayed in Central America. This is the list of places I stayed during my trip to Central America – from Mexico to Panama. I always got budget options, with the only exceptions of Panama City, Portobelo and San José. My favorites – TOP 5 Accommodation in Central America: Magnolia Inn in Panama City, Panama Hotel San Antonio in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala Hotel Tropical in El Castillo, Nicaragua Casa Congo Lodging in Portobelo, Panama Hospedaje La Libertad in Granada, Nicaragua Geographic order of these hotels / hostels: Mexico – Belize – Guatemala – El Salvador – Honduras – Nicaragua – Costa Rica – Panama. Hotel Templo Mayor in Mexico City, Mexico I stayed 3 nights in this room. Double room €23 Euros per night Posada Kari in Piste (Chichen…

Visit Chichicastenango – Guatemala, Pre-Columbian beliefs & Witchcraft

Visit Chichicastenango - Guatemala, Pre-Columbian beliefs & Witchcraft

Visit Chichicastenango I love open air markets. Do you? I can easily skip a museum to visit a local market or weekly bazaar. To visit Chichicastenango is an amazing experience. If you’re planning to visit Guatemala, Chichicastenango is located at 1965 meters / 6446 ft high and has to be on your top list of priorities in the country. Let me tell you a bit more about this place. Chichicastenango market is one of the most colorful places I’ve ever been to. Apart from the frenzy business and chaotic atmosphere of this area, Chichicastenango is a living Pre-Columbian ritualistic arena. Why? Because Chichicastenango people are deeply connected to Pre-Columbian cults. Also, the Mayan religious book called Popol Vuh, that tells the origin of mankind, was found here. Most of the population in the region are indigenous of the Quiche ethnic group. They are deeply connected to their ancestry, culture and traditions.…

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