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In Chiantla, not far from Huehuetengango  
   

In Chiantla, not far from Huehuetengango

This church houses a 500+ year old statue called the Virgin del Rosario. She is covered entirely in silver and has a volunteer crew watching over her all day, every day.
Final road trip: Todos Santos and the land of red pants

May 23rd 2008
As I mentioned in our Semuc Champey entry, we wanted to take a couple more roadtrips before we depart this lovely country. Our final item on the list was a trip out to Todos Santos, way out northwest in the highlands. It's considered fairly remote and isloated, so doesn't get a lot of visitors. We decided to time the trip with the visit of our friends Carlos and Djuna, who were visiting us fro ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Western Highlands » Todos Santos Cuchumatán

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
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