By Shelagh McNally
From fiery volcanoes to old church buildings relationship again to the 1600s, Guatemala is a dinner party for explorers searching for new reports. This event advisor information how one can sail on Lake Atitlan, raft on Rio Candelera, hike to Maya ruins, dive a barrier reef or take a motorbike travel round Antigua. There also are info on Guatemala's tradition and traditions, and the way to shuttle with admire for the rustic and its welcoming humans. The sequence of "Adventure publications" are approximately residing extra intensely, waking as much as your atmosphere and really experiencing all that you simply come upon. every one booklet bargains a mixture of sensible go back and forth details in addition to actions designed for everybody, it doesn't matter what their age or skill. accomplished history details - historical past, tradition, geography and weather - offers an information of every vacation spot and its humans. neighborhood chapters take you on an introductory journey, with stops at museums, ancient websites and native points of interest. The volumes additionally conceal: locations to stick and devour; transportation to, from and round your vacation spot; functional matters; important web pages; electronic mail addresses; and tourism contacts. precise neighborhood and city maps function strolling and riding excursions.
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They keep regular schedules and you get a seat all to yourself. They aren’t as much fun, but they are certainly quicker and more comfortable than the other options. They are expensive when compared to chicken buses and, if you are traveling on a budget, they can eat up your cash quickly. But for those long hauls the shuttle is sometimes the only way to go. Reservations are recommended. Contact the companies below to book your place. SHUTTLE SERVICES A number of companies offer shuttle services in and around Guatemala City, Copá n H on du r a s , P a n a j a c h el , Chichicastenango and the surrounding areas.
Delta Airlines, 15 Calle 3-20, Zona 10, Edificio Centro Ejecutivo, Nivel 2, Oficina 201, % 502/337-0642/70/80/88, fax 502/337-0588. Iberia (Lineas Aereas de España), Edificio Galería Reforma, Avenida Reforma 8-60, Zona 9, % 502/332-0911, fax 502/334-3715. KLM, Edificio Plaza Marítima, 6a. Avenida 20-25, Zona 10, % 502/3676179, fax 502/337-0227. Lan Chile, Avenida Reforma 9-00, Zona 9, Edificio Plaza Panamericana, No. 8, % 502/331-2070, fax 502/331-2079. Lufthansa, Diagonal 6 10-01, Zona 10, Nivel 8, Centro Comercial, Las Margaritas, Torre II, % 502/336-5526, fax 502/339-2994.
November 27-December 1: Feast of San Andrés Apóstol (St. Andrew). This popular patron saint is celebrated in the villages with his name in Chimaltenango, Huehuetenango, Petén, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Sololá, Totonicapán. December 5-8: Virgén de Concepción (Virgin Mary of the Conception). Mother Mary is a significant figure for the many Catholic Guatemalans. December 8 coincides with the Mexican feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe and there is some overlap with this holiday. She is considered the mother of all Guatemalans.
Adventure Guide to Guatemala (Hunter Travel Guides) by Shelagh McNally