All About Guatemala

The Republic of Guatemala is situated in Central America between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is a Spanish-speaking country with an approximate population of 13 million inhabitants. The official currency is the Quetzal. It is a very beautiful country dotted by mountains and volcanoes and is visited by many visitors each year. There are around 30 active volcanoes in Guatemala. The surface of this country is slightly…

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BEST RESTAURANTS IN GUATEMALA

“Life is too short for bad meals”; anytime this statement comes to my mind, I tend to think about it again and again, and each time I come to realize that it is very essential to eat a very good food. A meal that will nourish the body and give you satisfaction for your money. The crave for good and quality food made me go on a research in the…

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BEST HOTELS IN GUATEMALA

Are you a traveller, a tourist or a visitor are you new in the great Guatemala City and you need a serene, safe and pocket friendly place to stay, if you are such, then here are some interesting best hotels to stay at while in Guatemala City. Says, there are only few hotels in each tourism areas of Guatemala that may appease an international traveller who is used to getting…

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Places to visit in Guatemala

Guatemala (in Spanish: República de Guatemala), is a country in central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast. Tourism is the main driver of the country’s economy, with the arrival of 2 million visitors annually. The country is notorious for dangerous violence, but…

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Importance of Lake Conservation

Lakes are ecologically precious water bodies. Conservation and development of these invaluable, traditional water bodies are of paramount importance. Due to rapid urbanization and industrialization, the majority of these lakes have now come either under encroachment or have lost their original characteristics. Most of the world’s lakes are in Canada, Russia, Alaska, Sweden and Finland. Though tropical countries are also flush with lakes, the northern countries lead the lake count,…

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History of Lake Atitlán

Lake Atitlán (Spanish: Lago de Atitlán) is a lake in the Guatemalan Highlands of the Sierra Madre mountain range. The word Atitlán means “at the water” in Nahuatl. It lies in a spectacular setting in the central highlands at about 5,128 feet (1,563 metres) above sea level. The lake, 1,049 feet (320 metres) deep, is 19 km long and 10 km wide, with an area of 127.7 square km. The lake…

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