A New History for La Antigua Guatemala

With the recent “discovery” of the “El Libro Segundo del Cabildo (1530-1541) de Santiago de Guatemala,” historians lit up with enthusiasm! Cover of the second book of Cabildo (1530-1541) de Santiago de Guatemala (courtesy of the Hispanic Society of America, New York) Guatemala’s historians continue to rewrite the past. With many libraries and collections now[…]

Rafting en el Río Coyolate

If you drive about and a hour and a half southwest of La Antigua, tucked amidst the rubber trees, sugar cane, banana and teak farms, you’ll find the Coyolate river. On the river it’s easy to forget about the plantations around you and feel like you’re on a true adventure. The river flows through a[…]