Antigua is one of the most beautiful cities in Guatemala. You can stroll around for days, enjoy the views, visit museums, shop in fancy boutique stores and eat in great restaurants. And the surrounding area is also worth exploring with volcano hikes and villages. This is a list with the best things to do in the beautiful city and surroundings of Antigua Guatemala.
Are you dreaming about traveling to Mexico? To discover the history of the Maya, Aztecs and other ancient civilizations? Mexico is famous for its impressive temples and pyramids, each of them located in a different part of the country: In the jungle, the savanna, on a hilltop, in the rainforest and at the beach. Nowadays you can visit these archaeological places, stroll through the ancient cities, climb temples, observe glyphs and learn about the fascinating history. Discover the best ruins to visit, including tips for the famous Yucatan Maya ruins in Mexico in the next article.
Archaeological SitesArt and CultureMexicoYaxchilán
The Yaxchilán ruins are located on the border of Mexico and Guatemala, deep in the Lacandon jungle. It is the most remote Maya complex of the country, due to its difficult accessibility. The site can only be reached by boat. A beautiful 45-minute trip along the Usumacinta River will take you from the town of Corozal, to the starting point of your walk around the Yaxchilan Mexico ruins. A visit is a special experience. In this article I’m telling you everything you need to know about this beautiful archaeological site.
Archaeological SitesArt and CultureCentral AmericaCopánHonduras
The mysterious Mayan ruins of Copán, are located near the Guatemalan border, in the west of Honduras. Copán used to be one of the most important cities of the ancient Mayan empire. The setting, the piece and the amazing sculptures make this archaeological site a unique place. In this article I’m taking you to the ancient city of the Maya’s: Copán in Honduras.