Castillo de San Felipe de Lara is a 17th century Spanish colonial fort, located at the head of a narrow channel where the Rio Dulce meets Laguna Izabal.
Keen as we are to promote travel that ventures 'beyond the ordinary', this Guatemala tour - Kites, Culture & Traditions - certainly fits the bill.
Located just across the border in Honduras, is it worth the detour to Copan?
Although most visitors view the boat journey in and out as the highlight of any visit to Livingston, for foodies it might be the opportunity to experience Tapado.
A summary of some of my top tips for travel to Guatemala.
The third and final installment, detailing the overland route from Flores to Guatemala City. This time, the drive from Acul to Guatemala City.
The second installment of three, detailing the overland route from Flores to Guatemala City. This time, the drive from Coban to Acul.
While the Big Three’ – Antigua, Lake Atitlan & Tikal – are visited by pretty much everyone who travels to Guatemala on holiday, there is plenty to see and do in-between and some wonderful drives.
A relatively small country, dominated by a single major city and distinguished by its mountainous terrain, Guatemala has just one domestic flight route, that between Guatemala City and Flores.
So, you're off on holiday to Guatemala but haven't got a clue what you need to do in terms of cash, credit cards etc. Read on amigos....