Carnival in Guatemala

In Guatemala on Tuesday of Carnival is celebrated by many children and young people in schools, and it is a celebration of much joy and joy. Young people usually go to classes with costumes, confetti, colored streamers and popular shells. The celebration consists in breaking the shells that are full of confetti or pica-pica, in[…]

Sport Fishing

Guatemala´s majestic pacific coast is now considered on of the world`s finest billfish destination . Sailfish, blue, black and striped marlin are abundant near the shore all year round. From October through July anglers can consistently release between 15-20 fish per day, per game boat. Numerous reports from 30 to 40 captured fish are an[…]

Father´s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. But in Guatemala we celebrate Father´s day on June 17th.  

Relif map

This is unique piece of work that was inaugurated in 1905. It covers an area of 1,809 m2 and depicts the country´s geographical and topographical features in relief. It is located in Hipódromo del Norte , zone 2 . Its is very important in aesthetic and scientific terms since it was built without modern day[…]

Local Market Days

Historically, markets were held on street and in open spaces to exchange or barter different products. In the villages of Guatemala , peasants and craftsmen offer their wares in public areas or squares on a specific day or days during the week.  These markets are part of the daily lives of Guatemalans. One of the[…]

Guatemala Cuisine

Local cuisine is based on traditional Mayan ingredients with European influences introduced during colonial times. There are different types of food by everyday consumption and certain dishes which are only prepared for special ceremonial celebrations. In the Guatemalan daily diet known as ¨comida casera” you will find beans (black, white or red ) prepared in[…]