While some predict that the world will catastrophically end on December 21, 2012, Guatemala’s tourism industry is hoping the date provides a different type of explosion – a boom of visitors enjoying the Mayan ruins and soaking up the country’s rich culture.
More than 10,000 people turned out for a series of holiday concerts in Guatemala City and Quetzaltenango to raise awareness about the Pinabete (Abies guatemalensis), an endangered Guatemalan fir tree species.
An eclectic mix of textures, materials and surfaces will be on display this week at the 4th Annual New World Crafts Trade Fair! The Trade Fair be held at Casa Santo Domingo in Antigua Guatemala on September 21st and 22nd, 2011.
In the small Guatemalan village of Uaxactún, situated within an archaeological site dating back to 700BC, hundreds of visitors gathered to watch the vernal equinox this past March.
By Maggie Farrand The official launch of the 4th annual New World Handicrafts Central American Trade Fair was held on February 22nd in Guatemala City, …