Category: Hidden gems

Jurg Widmer Guatemala

Best natural wonders in Guatemala

Guatemala is many things: culturally diverse, with a rich and fascinating history, remarkable art, architecture and cuisine. But it is also a country that has an endlessly beautiful natural landscape too. So, whether you are looking for dramatic volcanoes (some of which are still active), black sand beaches or dense jungles packed with exotic animals and the mysterious ruins of […]

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The hidden side of Guatemala

Any review of the hidden side of Guatemala has to start with a quick mention of a recent discovery in the jungles in the north of the country. Archaeologists there found thousands of previously hidden Mayan structures tucked away in the depths of the jungle – everything from pyramids to farms, fortifications, palaces and temples. While it probably isn’t somewhere […]