From fiery volcanoes to historic churches dating back to the 1600s, Guatemala is a feast for explorers looking for new experiences. This adventure guide details how you can sail on Lake Atitlan, raft on Rio Candelera, hike to Maya ruins, dive a barrier reef or take a bike tour around Antigua. There are also details on Guatemala's culture and traditions, and how to travel with respect for the country and its welcoming people. The series of "Adventure Guides" are about living more intensely, waking up to your surroundings and truly experiencing all that you encounter. Each book offers a mix of practical travel information along with activities designed for everyone, no matter what their age or ability. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - presents a knowledge of each destination and its people. Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites and local attractions. The volumes also cover: places to stay and eat; transportation to, from and around your destination; practical concerns; useful websites; e-mail addresses; and tourism contacts.
Detailed regional and town maps feature walking and driving tours.show more