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Ruins of Tikal

Guatemala, soul of the earth - part 1/2

April 23rd 2020
After one week in Belize, I left San Ignacio by bus towards the border with Guatemala. The crossing and procedures at the migration went smooth and without any issues. Guatemala is the second largest country of Central America after Nicaragua but has the most amount of inhabitants: about 17 million by now. The country has a rich culture and history, and is well known for its active volcanoes and o ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Flores

Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
23rd August 2020

Did we do identical trips?
It seems we did almost identical trips two years apart from each other. I also went to Tikal and Semuc Champey! Maybe you would find it interesting to read what I wrote and where I went? I wrote six blog entries from that trip and they are dated from December 2015 to January 2016. I really loved Tikal. I guess it would be awesome to see it now right at this moment when there are hardly any visitors there. /Ake
3rd September 2020

Cool !! I will check them out; been offline from Travelblog lately and didn't write for a couple of months, even though I still have a lot to write about. I will check your entries on Belize and Guatemala

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