Curry and chicken buses in Guatemala September 22nd 2007 Hi all,
Well, the pace of this trip has well and truly slowed now, and it´s a very different experience to that of the first few weeks, largely due to the fact that the average age of the group has changed from around 30 to around 60! More of which later...
Last time I wrote, we´d just arrived in Antigua, Guatemala, which was once the capital, but was destroyed several times by earthquakes, so ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Flores 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