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It's still active, and sometimes... read more Market Day — Dec 7, 2018 — Guatemala Markets in Guatemala are very colourful. In the mountains, people with Mayan ancestry still wear traditional outfits. Among the three markets I visited... read more Lago de Atitlán — Dec 2, 2018 — Guatemala Lake Atitlán is born from a massive eruption some 84,000 years ago. The quantity of magma expelled from the Earth's depth caused the surface terrain... read more Acatenango and Fuego Volcanoes — Nov 28, 2018 — Guatemala After Pacaya Volcano, I wanted to tackle the Acatenango Volcano. Its summit towers at 3880 metres, almost 1300 metres higher than Pacaya. This time, I... read more Pacaya Volcano — Nov 25, 2018 — Guatemala Guatemala is a nice place to explore volcanoes, some of which are active. However, since I travel with a motorbike, I don't have any backpack and my equipment... read more Around Antigua — Nov 23, 2018 — Guatemala When you are surrounded by volcanoes, it's a must to drive around in search of beautiful landscapes. Here are a few images of the region around Antigua... read more Antigua — Nov 22, 2018 — Guatemala Antigua Guatemala, or simply Antigua is a splendid colonial town and it's a UNESCO World Heritage site. It's the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala... read more Lago de Amatitlán — Nov 19, 2018 — Guatemala Lake Amatitlán, with the Agua Volcano in the background, is located only 25 kilometres from the capital. For such a nice lake, it's surprising to see... read more Ipala Volcano — Nov 18, 2018 — Guatemala Located at the top of Ipala Volcano, this small crater lake is about 1 kilometre long, and is at an altitude of 1493 metres.I spent a night camping on... read more Lago Izabal — Nov 16, 2018 — Guatemala Lake Izabal is the largest one in Guatemala, and it's the source of Rió Dulce. There are several nice sites to visit all around the lake. Here are a... read more Rió Dulce - Finca Tatin à Livingston — Nov 15, 2018 — Guatemala During the boat tour, I stopped at this hotel on the Tatin River, a tributary of the Rió Dulce. I slept in one of these dormitories that has spaces for... read more Rió Dulce — Nov 13, 2018 — Guatemala Rió Dulce is a river as well as a town once named Fronteras. Before the construction of the bridge linking the shores of the Rió Dulce, the town really... read more Verapaz Department — Nov 11, 2018 — Guatemala Alta Verpapaz et Baja Verapax are two mountainous departments in the centre of the country. This region is populated by the Rabinal Maya, a group known... read more Chajul — Nov 7, 2018 — Guatemala Small town of about 50,000 inhabitants, Chajul is very traditional. The town is also part of the Ixil Triangle, and it's located some twenty kilometres... read more Area around Santa Maria Nebaj — Nov 6, 2018 — Guatemala Santa Maria de Nebaj is a municipality in the Quiché region. The region is also known as the Ixil Triangle for its people. Personally, I don't think... read more San Mateo Ixtatán — Nov 4, 2018 — Guatemala San Mateo is a mountain village with mainly Mayan population. The women of the area wear very colourful huipiles. The landscapes around the village are... read more Western Highlands 2/2 — Nov 3, 2018 — Guatemala Did I ever tell you that I love riding a motorbike? Yes, it's tiring, the rain and cold can be a major deterrent, and it's not possible to sleep anywhere... read more Todos Santos - Day of the dead — Nov 2, 2018 — Guatemala The Day of the Dead is normally celebrated on November 1st, but in Todos Santos, the day is postponed to November 2nd to allow for the horse race.The... read more Todos Santos - Horse Racing — Nov 1, 2018 — Guatemala The most famous events of the Todos Santos fiesta is the horse race. During the days preceding the race, the competitors celebrate, dance, and drink a... read more Todos Santos Cuchumatán — Oct 30, 2018 — Guatemala Todos Santos is usually a small quiet town where inhabitants proudly wear brightly coloured traditional clothing. In many regions, only women wear traditional... read more Western Highlands 1/2 — Oct 28, 2018 — Guatemala After more than 6 months in Quebec, I am back in Mexico to retrieve the motorbike that was in storage in Tapachula. I had left it outside, under a blue... read more Copyright © 2010-2021 Jocelyn Ouellet. All rights reserved.