Lago Atitlan

Seriously, Lago Atitlan….wow! We apparently saved the best for last. The lake holds these amazing places where you find nothing but peace and serenity. – Åh seriøst altså, Lago Atitlan!…. wow! Vi sparte tydeligvis det beste til sist. Denne innsjøen skjuler et knippe fantastiske steder hvor man virkelig finner sin indre ro. We took the boat from Panajachel to…

Tikal

One of the destinations I really wanted to visit in Guatemala was Tikal, the nature reserve and pre-colonical centre of Maya civilization. Tikal is also on the UNESOC list of world cultural heritage. I am above average when it comes to interest in historical places. I am just amazed by these ruins that are left…

Flores

Flores is the capital of the Guatemalan department Petén and is home to around 13 000 people. The city is located on an island in the lake of Peten Itza that is connected with the mainland through one little way. We used this little island as our base while discovering neighbouring destinations. – Flores er…

Antigua

Antigua was our first stop in Guatemala before heading off to other parts of the country. It is a beautiful, colonial city and looking back now I think it must be my favourite city in Guatemala. I love the rustic and colourful walls, the little shops and restaurants and the fact that it is surrounded…

Guatemala

Guatemala; what a beautiful and diverse country. Tucked in between Mexico and the rest of the central American countries it offers everything from Mayan temples hidden away in tropical territory to mirror-like lakes with surrounding charming towns. Avocado trees, tacos, mosquito bites, deep and dark caves, embroideries with strong colours and white churches on top…