Archive for May, 2015

El Mirador: La Danta

Friday, May 29th, 2015

La Danta
Resting on the Easter section of the city and towering over the jungle canopy, La Danta, crown jewel of the Preclassic Mayan City of El Mirador, . (more…)

El Mirador: Hero Twins Frieze

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Hero Twins
One of the latest discoveries on the ancient Mayan City of El Mirador is a frieze at the Tecolote pyramid complex. (more…)

El Mirador: Prelude

Monday, May 25th, 2015

El Mirador
El Mirador is a Preclassic Mayan City, located at the Mirador Basin, Guatemala’s Northern-most frontiers. (more…)

El Mirador

Friday, May 15th, 2015

El Mirador
Tomorrow night Elí leaves to the Pre-Classic Mayan City of El Mirador, home to one of the largest pyramids Mayan Architects ever constructed. (more…)

7 Altares

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

7 Altares
7 Altares, on the town of Livingston, on Guatemala’s Atlantic Coast, is a small cascades system. (more…)

Food: Fish

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Fish
I am a lover of seafood but in most of the country of Guatemala it is impossible to find fresh and good quality fish. (more…)

Ballast Water Discharges

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Ballast Water Discharges
Ballast water discharges -water taken at one port and discharged at another location- poses a serious danger for local environment. (more…)

Cycling in Guatemala City

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Cycling
An image can tell more than what my words can.

Vice-president Resigns

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

IMG_20150508_210042
Guatemalan Vice-president has just resigned after social and political pressure due to a corruption scandal involving high ranking officials including the assistant secretary of the V.P.’S.
Guatemalans turn to Plaza de la Constitución to celebrate the announcement.

Actún Can Caves

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Actún Can
I just came across an audio recording inside the Actún Can cave system in Santa Elena, Petén, by one of the most famous Guatemalan rock bands Bohemia Suburbana. (more…)

Temple I, Temple of the Great Jaguar

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Temple I
One of the most amazing structures in the ancient Mayan City of Yax Mutul (Tikal).
This Mayan Temple has some secrets most visitors are oblivious of.
(more…)

The Most Beautiful Lake in the World

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

IMG_20150504_222013
Visit Guatemala and you decide. (more…)