Mayan history worked into art

Art is one of those things you can find a lot in San Juan La Laguna. It has some artists that work with very colorful styles. Benedicto Ixtamer is an artist who has made it his life mission to capture the rich Mayan history into beautiful paintings in different styles. His place near the coffee…

Fuentes Georginas: the story

The region of Quetzaltenango is a hot place during the day and a cold place during the night and morning. We are sure that the wish to live with the nature, the feeling of walking between the clouds and a relaxing bath in the hot springs, will make you wish to get to know the…

Tasting the delicious coffee of San Juan La Laguna

Guatemalan coffee is of the nicest in the world. San Juan La Laguna, next to the town of San Pedro La Laguna, is a perfect place to visit a coffee plantation. The coffee beans are picked from a large coffee plantation in the west part of the city. ┬áIt’s a cooperation led by several local…

Getting to know the profound history of Xela

Quetzaltenango is one of those cities that can bring you endless entertainment. A lot of people come here to live, work or study Spanish. As a young intern in Guatemala, I couldn’t help but feel happy that I ended up in this impressive city. The endless list of recommendations that locals and tourists throw at…

The meeting of the clouds in Chicabal

Some minutes past six in the morning, the van arrived with a friendly driver and a local tour guide. Three French people were already tucked in, ready to commence the ride to the base of the Volcano Chicabal. Already when we left Xela, we could enjoy a magificent view. A huge smoke cloud was visible…