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Guatemala is a country that is unique not only for the extraordinary beauty of the countryside, but also for the vibrant soul in the character of the people. Home to a population of 12 million, there is an exquisite cultural mix of 22 Maya ethnic groups. A hot coastal climate is perfectly balanced with a temperate climate in the highlands. Guatemala is a county of contrasts, emotion and adventure. The country’s natural and cultural treasures are even further enhanced by the fabled warmth of…Continue
Added by Jodi Fox on May 24, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments
There are few animals – and offhand I can’t really think of any birds – with quite the mystique of the iridescent emerald-green denizen of southern Mexico and Central America known as the resplendent quetzal. Since they’re fairly rare (officially “near threatened”) and even more elusive, you’re very…
Added by David Paul Appell on April 26, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments
A primer for those traveling/volunteering/possibly relocating to El Salvador, Guatemala and the rest of Central america for the first time.
features photo gallery and…Continue
Added by Donald Lee on May 11, 2010 at 5:21pm — No Comments