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Guatemala City



What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

Climbing Tacana, the second highest peak in Central America. Holding a candle above my head as I climbed and swam through underground caves at Semuc Champey. - Jun 7, 2015
Traveling with friends. - Apr 23, 2014
Visiting Tikal, the world-famous archaelogical site in the Northeastern Department of Peten; relaxing at Hotel Atitlan, on the margins of the majestic lake Atitlan, with a breath-taking view of the three volcanos that surround it; and climbing the Acatenango Volcano and seeing the constant eruptions of its active neighbor, the Fuego Volcano. - Jan 3, 2014
Touring coffee fincas, exploring both the must-see attractions and those that are off the beaten track, learning about the Mayans and the rich tapestry of Guatemalan history. - Nov 7, 2011
Lake Atitlan is a fascinating place with a mixture of indigenous groups, Guatemalan ladinos, and tourists. Deep sea fishing (an hour or 2 from the capital) catches Sailfish up to 100 lbs., Antigua is a fun colonial town only 40 minutes from the capital, hiking volcanos, and learning about the people here. - May 2, 2010