Archive for March, 2016

Making Tortillas

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Mayan Women learn very early how to make tortillas. (more…)

Back in Time

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

When you visit some Guatemalan towns and villages, you can withness scenes that can easilly have been playedout the same hundreds of years ago. (more…)

Market Food

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Guatemalan markets are the best place to find authentic Guatemalan foods. (more…)

A Piece of Paradise

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Guatemala´s Department of Huehuetenango does not feature much on tourists maps, (more…)

Cookout Guatemalan Style

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Mayan people don’t mess around when it comes to cooking on camping trips. (more…)

Holy Week in Guatemala City

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Holy Week is the most observed festivity in Guatemala. (more…)


Monday, March 21st, 2016

Semana Santa (Holy Week ) is here and the town of Panajachel, (more…)

Twilight at Lake Atitlan

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Another great photograph of Lake Atitlán by Jose Morello of (more…)

Supermarket Guatemalan Style

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Would you believe me if (more…)

The Mayan Wheel

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

It is a common assertion that the Maya civilization did not possess the wheel. (more…)

Chichicaste de caballo

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Chichicaste de Caballo
Chichicaste de Caballo -Cnidoscoslus urens is Guatemala’s most dangerous plant. (more…)

Guatemala’s Thorn Forest

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Guatemala’s thorn forest covers a small patch of land about 900 square kilometers. Situaded to the East of the country, at about 400 meters above sea level, it is flanked by mountain ranges to the North and South, effectively blocking the Pacific and Atlantic ocean’s humidity and winds; making it a very hot and dry terrain.
The Thorn Forest is home to the Heloderma lizard, a subspecies of the Gila Monster, endemic only to this region and not found anywhere else.