Guatemala (Other Places Travel Guide)

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  • Written and researched by former Guatemala Peace Corps Volunteers offering insight found nowhere else
  • A focus on responsible travel while highlighting local initiatives
  • 38 detailed maps and directions for getting around like a local

The writer of this guidebook spent three years in Guatemala as a Peace Corps Volunteer, where he had the unforgettable opportunity to work, live, and form friendships in the country’s most rural regions. Gained from firsthand experiences, this comprehensive travel guide provides you with local knowledge and insight into the very best that this enchanting country has to offer. With this book in tow, you’re sure to get off the beaten path and discover the real Guatemala.

  • Explore Antigua, one of Latin America's most lively and well-preserved colonial cities.
  • Experience Mayan culture at an indigenous ceremony or market day in the Highlands.
  • Transport yourself back in time through a visit to the grand Mayan temples of Tikal, El Mirador, or any of Guatemala’s famous historical sites.
  • Dive into the waters of Lake Atitlán, bask in the crystalline pools of Semuc Champey, or lounge on the rolling beaches of the Pacific Coast.
  • Mingle with locals at one of Guatemala's numerous radiant, colorful festivals.
  • Share a traditional meal with welcoming locals to appreciate genuine chapín hospitality.

What are people saying about the book?

“The book included helpful cultural information, and I could definitely relate to some of the Peace Corps stories from a previous visit to Guatemala.” – Paige, Amazon.com reviewer

“Excellent information about Guatemala, the authors put a lot of effort into compiling information for the entire country. Ideal for tourists on a budget.” – Elizabeth Bell, Amazon.com reviewer

“This is a great guide for those looking to see Guatemala beyond the beaten path. Thoughtful and insightful.” -Heather Graham, Amazon.com reviewer

“[The guide] is particularly helpful in leading travelers off the beaten path—but not too far. As for destinations “on the beaten path,” (like Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal), there is helpful advice to get the most out of these stops.” – Benjamin Compaine, Amazon.com reviewer

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