Central America

Flores, Guatemala

Flores Guatemala is a small island village on Lake Petén in the northern Petén region of thr country. We stayed there on our way back from Tikal.  while I wouldn’t have set out to go there without a trip to Tikal, it is a cute little town with colorful buildings and great sunsets.  The streets […]

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Yaxha, Guatemala

Link to Wikipedia Yaxha a Mesoamerican archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Yaxha was the third largest city in the region and experienced its maximum power during the Early Classic period (250–600 CE). Yaxha’s first settlement was founded sometime in the Middle Preclassic period (c. 1000–350 BCE). The ruins of the city were first […]

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Tikal – Guatemala

Link to Wikipedia Tikal is the ruin of an ancient city, which was likely to have been called Yax Mutal, found in a Guatemala rainforest. It is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. UNESCO declared the site a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Tikal was one […]

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