For the Mam tribe, the volcano and the lagoon are sacred and miraculous place. Continue reading The mysticism of Laguna de Chicabal: San Martín Sacatepéquez,Guatemala
The chicken bus or “camioneta” as locals refer to it, is the main mode of local transportation between towns, villages and cities especially in the western part of Guatemala. Usually, taking the chicken bus is the cheapest option for travelling … Continue reading The Chicken Bus of Guatemala
It is a colorful delight to see rows of tombstones in cobalt blues, turquoise, bright oranges, soothing shades of green, varieties of red and different tints of yellow. Continue reading Colorful cemeteries of Guatemala
It is customary to share your fiambre to other family and relatives. True enough, fiambre is a dish that brings family together and recipe that demonstrates tradition. Continue reading Fiambre, a dish that brings family together.
The city features its colonial architecture, with grid patterns inspired by the Italian Renaissance. Antigua demonstrates as one the earliest and exceptional examples of city planning in Latin America in which the basic grid plan, dating from 1543, has been maintained. Continue reading Walking in Colonial time in Antigua, Guatemala.
The Giant Kites of Sacatepéquez is a tradition and arts combined into one as part of Guatemalan culture. Continue reading The Giant Kites of Sacatepéquez