Collection of all blogposts about Guatemala

Volcano Pacaya

Volcano Pacaya

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With its last major eruption in 2014, volcano Pacaya, located just south of Guatemala-City, is a famous tourist destination. The volcano is easily accessible from Antigua and getting to the summit - or at least to a viewpoint - isn't too much of a challenge. Find out if you should take a guided tour or not!
Bicycle Touring Guatemala

Bicycle Touring Guatemala

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Bicycle touring in Guatemala couldn't be more colorful: On my way from Tikal to Antigua I pushed my bicycle up the steepest and challenging mountains ever, cycled through remote Mayan villages and even went airborne! Check out my quick guide to Bicycle Touring Guatemala to get hints and tipps for your own trip!
Traditional Guatemalan Food

Traditional Guatemalan Food

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What foods will you eat most likely when cycling through the mountains of Guatemala? Is Guatemalan food a lot different from Mexican? What kinds of food can you buy in supermarkets along the way and is Guatemala's fastfood chain Pollo Campero worth a visit? Get all the information about traditional Guatemalan food!
Biotopo del Quetzal in Guatemala

Biotopo del Quetzal

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Named after his founder Mario Dary Rivera the Biotopo del Quetzal was established in 1977 to protect Guatemala's vulnerable cloud forest. A paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers this 2,600 acre big reserve provides some awesome hiking trails and the chance to spot Guatemala's shy national bird - the Quetzal!
Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey

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Did you ever go for a swim in chrystal clear water in the middle of the Guatemalan jungle? The national park of Semuc Champey located south of the town Lanquin is the best place for that experience. Well known amongst travelers this place is on the bucket list of everyone traveling to Guatemala!
Fincy Ixobel - bright red Rhododendron flower

Finca Ixobel

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Located only about 5 km south of Poptún, Finca Ixobel is a well-known ecological hotel amongst travelers. Finca Ixobel is a great place with a wide range of accomodation options surrounded by wonderful nature, offering activities like cave tours, hiking tours or horseriding. Guess what I choose to do?
Tikal

Tikal - Mayan ruins in the jungle of Guatemala

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Mystic morning mist is hanging in the air, a narrow trail leads through dense green jungle, a small coatimundi is crossing your path... Just there in front of you a half overgrown pyramid appears surrounded by all sorts of greens. You just entered Tikal - the Mayan ruins in the jungle of Guatemala!