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If you have a weekend to spend in Guatemala, make sure to visit Antigua. If you have more time, don’t miss Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlán, and Tikal.


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  • Ecoutourism Treks in Guatemala Sunlight comes in at an angle illuminating a farmouse and fog laying low in a pastoral valley.Community tourism initiatives, whereby local Maya guides take travelers to seldom-seen locales in Guatemala’s rugged countryside, make for some extraordinary cross-cultural opportunities. Here are some recommendations for where to start your trek.
  • Going to the Cinema in Guatemala City A stock photo of an 8mm film reel.Guatemala City has a number of excellent movie theaters, with movies sometimes opening on the same day as their U.S. release. Here’s where to catch a show when in Guatemala City.
  • Getting to Tikal from Belize: Air, Bus, Car, and More View of temple ruins rising up amongst dense trees.If you’re in Belize and planning to visit Tikal on your own, have a strong dose of patience and be prepared. Here’s what you need to know to get there by air, bus, or car, as well as with a tour group.
  • Religion in Guatemala: Mayan Spirituality, Catholicism, and Christianity Saints displayed in Santiago de Atitlan's Catholic church. Photo © Valery Shanin/123rf.Religion in Guatemala is fairly complex, with traditional Mayan spirituality still active today. Read more about the different religions practiced in Guatemala, past and present.
  • Guatemala’s Ancient Wonders of the Maya In Guatemala, you can explore both the ancient Mayan wonders, or the Postclassic ceremonial sites that greeted the conquistadors upon their arrival in 1524.

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