2 hrs ago
Capturing ancient Maya sites from both a rat's and a 'bat's eye view'
A trip to the Guatemalan jungle usually nets a few souvenirs: Photographs of Maya ruins, bragging rights about encounters with venomous snakes, perhaps a bug bite or two. Following a recent field expedition to the Mesoamerican archaeological site known as El Zotz, researchers from the University of California, San Diego's Qualcomm Institute returned home from Guatemala with all of the above - plus 300 gigabytes of 3D data derived from a bevy of high-tech virtual devices.
6 hrs ago
El Convento Boutique Hotel Presents a Flavor Expedition
Antigua, Guatemala / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Discerning travelers looking for a taste of adventure and culture should check out the El Convento Boutique Hotel in Antigua, Guatemala and its Flavour Expedition. The special package features a coffee tasting that includes ways to explore and learn about Antigua's coffee and a Coffee tour through coffee plantation.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Visiting the volcanoes of Central America
Boa constrictor-sized streams of lava snake sluggishly down Guatemala's Pacaya volcano. We stand 1m from one flow and it's so hot that when our guide, Hector, roasts a marshmallow above it, the sweet frazzles within a second.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
UTC Nursing Students Take The Leap And Travel To Guatemala
The Leap, an initiative started by UTC nursing students Katie Battani and Jenna Elliot, took a group of UTC Nursing students and faculty to Guatemala City.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Maine woman comes to Niantic, fundraising by kayak for Guatemala children
Deborah Walters paddles to the dock Wednesday at the Niantic Bay Yacht Club, the latest stop on her 2,500-mile trip from Yarmouth, Maine, to Guatemala. Walters is raising money and awareness to help children living in a garbage dump community in Guatemala City.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Lev Tahor heads to Guatemala City after being cast out of village
Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group were forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Cape Breton Post
Second surgical mission to Guatemala planned
What was once an exciting trip to an exotic location became all too real when Kim Cullen first arrived at a medical clinic in Guatemala City last February.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Rand Paul: Immigration problem 'lies in the White House,' calls for Senate vote on bill
While traveling in Guatemala to perform pro-bono eye surgeries, Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, blasted President Obama for failing to secure the border and called upon the Senate to bring the House-passed immigration reform bill to a vote.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Flores: An Inside Look at One of Tikal's Most Picturesque Boutique Hotels
Travelers who go to Tikal in Guatemala from Guatemala City have to either 1) rent a car and drive the 7-8 hours themselves 2) travel 8-9 hours by bus or 3) take a one-hour flight.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Crowsnest Pass Herald
In 2000, Crowsnest resident Jenny Wilmot was backpacking through Guatemala on a tour of Central America.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Monday Five Thirty: Here's What to Drink When in Guatemala
Given that Guatemala has about two dozen volcanoes to explore, you'll definitely be thirsty when it comes time to rest your bones for the day.