By Shelagh McNally
From fiery volcanoes to ancient church buildings courting again to the 1600s, Guatemala is a dinner party for explorers trying to find new reviews. This experience advisor information how one can sail on Lake Atitlan, raft on Rio Candelera, hike to Maya ruins, dive a barrier reef or take a motorcycle journey round Antigua. There also are info on Guatemala's tradition and traditions, and the way to shuttle with admire for the rustic and its welcoming humans. The sequence of "Adventure courses" are approximately dwelling extra intensely, waking as much as your atmosphere and really experiencing all that you just come across. every one ebook bargains a mixture of useful commute info in addition to actions designed for everybody, it doesn't matter what their age or skill. finished history details - background, tradition, geography and weather - provides an information of every vacation spot and its humans. neighborhood chapters take you on an introductory journey, with stops at museums, old websites and native points of interest. The volumes additionally conceal: areas to stick and consume; transportation to, from and round your vacation spot; sensible matters; worthy web pages; electronic mail addresses; and tourism contacts. distinctive neighborhood and city maps characteristic jogging and using excursions.
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September September 15: Independence Day. The whole of Guatemala celebrates the day of independence from Spain with fireworks, dances and parades. The largest celebration is in Quetzaltenango. September 22-30: San Miguel Arcángel (St Michael the Archangel). This is another extremely popular saint, with celebrations taking place throughout the departments of El Progreso, Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, Huehuetenango, Quetzaltenango, Sacatepéquez. San Marcos, Totonicapán and Zacapa. September 26-October 5: Feast of San Francisco de Asís.
502/832-7599 Vision Travel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . % 502/832-3293 Overland n 35 First Class Express Service from Guatemala City to Flores This private bus services offer some very good deals on travel to the border with first class service aboard well equipped buses as far as Flores. From Belize and onwards the service is strictly second class though. Linea Dorada, Main Bus Terminal, Zona 4, % 502/220-7990 for reservations, 9 am and 10 pm. You can make arrangements to travel as far as Chetumal, Mexico on this line.
This holiday typically starts in the evening of October 31st. November 25-30: Feast of Santa Catalina (Saint Catherine). This patron saint for prevention of fire and sickness is celebrated in villages Travel Information August 15: La Virgén de la Asunción (Ascension Day of the Virgin). Although celebrated throughout the northern highlands as a week-long feast, this day is considered the most important one for Guatemala City since La Virgén is the city’s patron saint. Also of note is the festival in Sololá.
Adventure Guide to Guatemala (Hunter Travel Guides) by Shelagh McNally