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Guatemala is still, in many ways, what the Americas looked like when the Spanish arrived in the New World. It is one of richest countries in the world for traditional culture and ecotourism. Apart from its archaeological wonders and the variety and vitality of its indigenous cultures, Guatemala's physical beauty is stunning. A verdant landscape of ...rain forests, highland cloud forests, white-water rivers, volcanoes and lakes are protected as national parks and wildlife reserves. Guatemala is one of the world's richest areas of biological diversity.
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How to have the best birding experience in Central America

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Home to an astonishing abundance of tropical flora and fauna, Central America is a mecca for birders, ecologically minded families, romantics, and active travelers. You'll be amazed traveling through this tropical wonderland of active volcanoes, hidden beaches and waterfalls, rainforests and cloud forests. Full of rare and exotic birds, you ca...
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The 15 Best Boutique Hotels for Travelers

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Where you kick up your feet at the end of each day and arise the next morning to begin your next adventure, is an opportunity to immerse yourself into a truly authentic travel experience. What better path to discovery is there than to be welcomed by hosts in an abode that reflects the beauty of the locale and the charm of its people? Boutique hotel...
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Belize & Guatemala Family Vacation - "Why we travel with Wildland"

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The Campbell-Hill Family came to us looking for a family vacation in Central America. They chose our Belize Tikal Adventure in Belize and Guatemala, an active family-friendly tour that offers an exploration of the rich natural history of Belize and Guatemala. Here are some highlights from their trip and why they keep choosing to travel wi...
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Village Life in Guatemala

Village Life in Guatemala
One of my favourite aspects of travelling is meeting the people who live in the country. That's why a highlight of our recent trip to Guatemala was visiting a small community, to see their school and have lunch in a farmhouse. Before leaving the city of Antigua, where we'd stayed for two days, we asked our guide, Fidensio, if we could buy a couple of soccer balls to take as a gift to the school. He arranged for us to stop at a stall in a local market on our way out of town, where a local businessman was selling soccer balls and other goods. After making our purchase, we drove about an hour out of Antigua along winding roads, finally pulling onto a dusty lane. We watched as farmers planted and fertilized their fields by hand. Horses are expensive, and the farms are small enough that the work can...
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A good guide can make the difference

A good guide can make the difference
One of the joys of travelling is seeing things that are unique, unlike anything we’ve witnessed before. And it’s even better when we’re not just watching it, but immersed in a new and wonderful experience. Sometimes those things happen spontaneously. But often they’re the result of hiring an intelligent, well-informed guide. A good guide can make the difference between taking the typical tourist path, and really getting to the core of a country. That’s what happened when we visited Guatemala with Wildland Adventures this spring. Upon arriving in the country, we met our guide, Fidensio, and Rudy, our driver. Rudy was courteous, punctual, and had a great sense of humour. And Fidensio was knowledgeable and keen to share that knowledge with us.  Our first stop was in the colonial city of Antigua. During Lent, Antigua is known for its weekly parades from the outskirts of town into its Central Park,...
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Beth Pollock
Thanks for giving me the chance to share my memories! Guatemala is a wonderful country, and we were so fortunate to explore it wit... Read More
Thursday, 29 May 2014 04:03
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