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Every time you hear someone say something about the Mayan culture you think about Mexico, right? The Mayan pyramids and the majesty of the jungle, the humble people and their great food. What if I told you that there’s another country with strong Mayan culture, which is not known by tourists and has beautiful landscapes to offer, don’t know what country we’re talking about? It’s Guatemala.
The small country below Mexico. Guatemala has a huge variety of places to explore. Some of the kind of landscapes you can find in Guatemala are:
Guatemala Has beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Sea, which makes it a great option for sunbathing and swimming.
Guatemala’s jungle is the most protected jungle of America, Mayan lived there so you will also find the city of Tikal, one of the most powerful Mayan cities that were abandoned.
The forests are also protected so you can admire the beauty of nature It’s quite humid reaching 15°C in some places where you can go for camping, and you can walk into hanging bridges!
Mountain: The whole country is full of mountains, the largest solid elevation in Central America is the mountain range Santa Cruz that reaches 3800m above sea level.
Guatemala City is the capital of the country, it is also the most populous in Central America, it has a population of 13 million, even though Spanish is the official language, there are more than twenty Mayan languages.
In the city, you can go to restaurants and eat burritos or tamales and other local dishes. If exploring is your passion it has many interesting sites to know, such as The Aurora Zoo. Paseo Cayala. National Palace. Fontabella Square. Ixchel Museum of the Indian Costume. Wonderful place to learn about the Indian culture and the colonial Guatemala, which brings to you a magic trip to the past.