Casa Palopó , a luxurious resort next to Lake Atitlán offers a spa, swimming pool, and a chance to gaze out at the beautiful lake all day long.
In Darrin Duford’s new book Breakfast for Alligators, he visits an organic macadamia nut farm in rural Guatemala to see how the healthy nut crop is grown
GlobeAware sends volunteers to help local families improve their lives by putting in cement floors. By Elijah Rivera For most of us, having a solid floor underneath our kitchens and living rooms a pretty basic necessity that we take for granted. But for many rural villagers in Guatemala and other countries, the reality is that […]
Leaving a Lasting Impact on Guatemala: Helping the Native Women of Xecam By Tyrel Nelson It’s T-shirt weather in Xecam (Shay-com). Team Leader Ernie and I (present for translation purposes) sit on plastic chairs outside a two-room house. Our counterpart Arturo sits across from us at the breakfast table. Sipping coffee in the bright Monday sun, […]
Fun Facts About Tikal, The Mother of the Maya Kingdom By Rebecca Mayoll Tikal is an isolated destination in north Guatemala, the mother of all Mayan complexes to have been unearthed throughout Central and Southern America. Swathed in a forest of 550 square kilometers, isolated from any modern day civilization, a visit to this ancient […]