Get up early to explore the kaleidoscope of colors and incense-clouded chaos of the Chichicastenango market.
Worship the sun - just like the ancients did - atop Tikal's towering Mayan pyramids.
Pay reverence to a cigar-smoking, rum-swigging saint in the traditional village of Santiago Atitlan.
Learn to roll your RRRRRRs like a local in the world-famous language schools of Antigua.
In This Guide:
Resident author brings you to the seldom-visited towns of the highlands, lowlands, rivers and coasts - 55 detailed maps will keep you on track.
Specialist-written Ancient Mayan Culture chapter explores the myths and mystery of this enigmatic people.
And - since you asked for it - we've incorporated more cultural coverage than any other guidebook.
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Review: Guatemala (Country Guide)User Review - Cassie - Goodreads
Feel like I have a pretty good first impression of Guatemala now! It provided a thorough intro to the culture of Guatemala and listed many outside resources that will also be helpful for learning ... Read full review
Review: Guatemala (Lonely Planet Country Guide)User Review - Rosey - Goodreads
Well... this was a good starting point for me. It did exactly what I wanted it to do--get me excited to go to Guatemala. Hopefully I'll get there, sometime in late August... again, let me know if you ... Read full review
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