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Pictures of Guatemala: Colonial Antigua, Tikal Maya Pyramids, Lake Atitlan Volcanoes, Kite Festival


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Pictures of Santiago Sacatapequez, Guatemala Kite Festival

The Sacatepequez kite display is a yearly event which occurs on All Saints Day, November 1. Everyone parties in the graveyard for the day. Huge kites are made and flown over the cemetary. Santiago Sacatepequez is located near Antigua, Guatemala.

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Pictures of Tikal, Guatemala Maya Pyramids

Tikal is one of the largest and most impressive Maya pyramid sites in Central America. It's located in rural Northeast Guatemala. Here you can see lots of pyramids spread across a large Maya city in the jungle. Get here early because you'll need a whole day to see this ancient city.

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Pictures of Colonial Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua is a colonial town near the capital of Guatemala City. Most people quickly depart from the airport in the capital and head for Antigua. Maya vendors with colorful textiles and cobblestone streets greet tourists. There are many Catholic churches here. Several volcanoes surround the town and are the hiking destination of many visitors.



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Pictures of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Volcanoes surround this high elevation lake. It's a very relaxing area. Stay in small guesthouses surrounding the lake and eat in candlelight as the only source of electricity in the smallest villages is solar or generator. The villages are reached via small boats instead of roads. Each village has a unique textile pattern and many have different languages.

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