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Fr om Quet z al t enangoat08am, t hemi ni buswi l l pi c ky ouupaty ourhot el / addr es st o Sal c aj aT own, wher ewel eav et hebusandgetont hehor s e! Al s of orc hi l dr en, hor s es ar eus edt ohumansandJ uani sar eal ex per t ! Wes t ar tourhor s ebac kr i der i di ngt hr oughs omes mal l s t r eet sofSal c aj a, dur i ngt het our wec ans eehowl oc al peopl eper f or m dai l yac t i v i t i eswhi l ewegoal s ot hr oughr ur al pat hsi nt os mal l mount ai nss ur r oundedbynat ur eandamaz i ngl ands c ape. Wear r i v eata poi ntc al l edMi r adorSal c aj aaf t erabout1t o1 . 1 5hour swher eabr eaki st aken, y ouc an t akepi c t ur esandenj oyt hef abul ousv i ews , t henwet aket hehor s esbac kwher ewe s t ar t ed Nat ur e

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Thear eaofQuet z al t enangoi soneoft hebes tt ol ety ous eeandex per i enc eGuat emal a asawel l knownpr oduc eroft hebes tc offeei nt hewor l d! Ont hi st oury ouhav et hec hanc et ol ear nmor eaboutt hepr oduc t i onoft hi sf amous gr ai n. Y ouwi l l al s opayav i s i tt oc ac ao, r ubberandmac adami apl ant at i ons , andl ear n aboutt hewor koft hel oc al satt hes epl ant at i ons . Y ouc anc hos ebet weendi ffer ent f ar ms , eac hwi t hadi ffer entf oc usons us t ai nabl et our i s m, pr oduc t sands er v i c e.

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Y oudonothav et ogof arawayf r om Quet z al t enangot ov i s i toneoft hes anc t uar i esof Guat emal a’ snat i onal bi r d. Thi si sanuni queex per i enc et oadmi r et hemy s t er i ousQuet z al l i v i ngi ni t snat ur al env i r onmentofabeaut i f ul r ai nf or es t . Thev i l l agei sabout1½ hr sbypr i v at et r ans por t f r om Quet z al t enango. Bi noc ul ar sar epr ov i dedaswel l asbr eakf as t .

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Thi si spr obabl yt hec r ownj ewel ofourt our si nQuet z al t enango! Anal l i nc l us i v et our ar oundt hec i t yv i s i t i ngt hehi ddenpl ac eswher eaut hent i cand, abov eal l , del i c i ousf ood i spr epar ed. Fi r s t , wewi l l wal kt ot he1 4t hAv enue, wher eDonRi c har dwi l l l ety out as t ehi samaz i ng T os t adas , del i c i ousf r i edc or nt or t i l l aswi t hGuac amol e, bl ac kbeansorc hees eandhi s nat ur al t omat os auc e.

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TheNec r ot ouri sat ourt hr ought hec ement er y , agr andt r adi t i oni nEur opewher ei ti s c ommonf ort our i s t st ov i s i tt hec at ac ombs . I nGuat emal a, s mal l s t epsar ebei ngt aken ands omec emet er i eshav edec i dedt oopent hei rgat est oc ur i ouspeopl eandor gani z e s pec i ďŹ cr out es . I nQuet z al t enango, bes i desi t sobv i ousf unc t i on, s omeunder s t andt hatt hec emet er yi s ofc ul t ur al i mpor t anc e. Thec i t yhasmadei tamus eum andi ti snowc ons i der edat our i s t ac t i v i t yi nt hec i t y .

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Par t i c i pat ei nt hi sgr eatt ourt ot hemos tbeaut i f ul c ol oni al c hur c hesi nt her egi onof Quet z al t enangoandT ot oni c apán. e, r el i gi onandt r adi t i onsar et hemai ni ngr edi ent soft hi st ourt hr ought he Ar c hi t ec t ur t ownsofSanAndr ésXec ul , Sal c aj áandSanCr i s t óbal T ot oni c apán. Don’ tf or gett ot ake l ot sofpi c t ur esoft hec hur c hofSanAndr ésXec ul , f ort hi sbeaut i f ul , y el l owc hur c hgot f amousbei ngpor t r ay edont hec ov eroft heL onel yPl anetofGuat emal a. Y ouwi l l al s o v i s i tl oc al f ami l i est ol ear naboutt hepr oduc t i onoft ex t i l esandl oc al dr i nks , maki ngi ta gr eatoppor t uni t yt ogett oknows omet r adi t i onsoft her egi on. Cul t ur al t our s

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Ont hi st ourwewi l l v i s i tt hei ndi genousv i l l agesofCant el , Al mol ongaandZuni l . Cant el i s homet oagl as sf ac t or y , dependentont hes eas onf orpr oduc t i on. Al mol ongaandZuni l ar et woc ol or f ul i ndi genousv i l l agess ur r oundedbyhi l l s , f ul l ofanc i entt r adi t i onsand f er t i l el andswai t i ngf ory out obeex pl or ed. Af t erandi nt er es t i ngt oury ouwi l l hav et he pos s i bi l i t yt oďŹ nds omepeac eandqui eti nt hec omf or t i nghots pr i ngsoft heFuent es Geor gi nas , whi l eenj oy i ngt hev i ewoft her ai nf or es t .

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Vi s i tt hebi gges ti ndi genousmar keti nGuat emal a! Thi si sanotav er ywel l knownmar ket , buti s1 00%aut hent i c . Theani mal mar ket , t y pi c al pr oduc t s , f oodandv eget abl esmakei tar eal ex per i enc et haty ouc an’ tmi s s . Thi st ouri s onl yoer edonFr i day s ; t hemar ketday .

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Sur r oundedbyv al l ey sandmount ai nss c at t er i ngt hehor i z ons , Chi c hi c as t enangos eems t obei s ol at edf r om t i meands pac ef r om t her es tofGuat emal a. Wheni t snar r owc obbl eds t r eet sandr edt i l edr oof sar eenv el opedi nmi s t , i tl ooks magi c al . Ont heThur s dayandSundaymar ketl oc al c r af t s menf r om t heent i r er egi on c omet ot hi st ownt os el l t hei rgoods .

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Thi si sbyf art hemos tr el ax i ngex per i enc ear oundQuet z al t enango: enj oyt hef ant as t i c hotbat hsofFuent esGeor gi nas , nex tt oZuni l . Wi t ht heFuent esEx pr es swegoandr et ur nt wot i mesadaydi r ec t l yt ot heFuent es Geor gi nashots pr i ngs , whi c har es ur r oundedbyabeaut i f ul pr i mar yr ai nf or es t . I t ’ st he f as t es tandc heapes twayt ogo. Ent r anc ef eesar ei nc l udedi nt hepr i c eoft het i c ket .

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J oi nourgui dedc i t yt ourt odi s c ov ert hef or got t enhi s t or yofQuet z al t enango! Remember i ngt he“ Ci udaddel osAl t os � , wewi l l ex pl or ei t sr i c hhi s t or ybyunr av el i ng s omemi l l enar i ans t or i esandadmi r et hebeaut yofi t sbui l di ngsandar c hi t ec t ur e. The t ourt akesaboutt wohour s , i nwhi c hanex per tgui dei sgoi ngt oex pl ai ny ouev er y t hi ng y ouwantt ol ear naboutt hehi s t or yandc ul t ur eoft hes ec ondmos ti mpor t antc i t yi n Guat emal a.

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T akal i kAbaj i soneoft heol des tar c heol ogi c al s i t esi nGuat emal a. Her ey ouwi l l ďŹ nda c ombi nat i onofOl mec May anr ui nsi nt hemi ddl eofas ubt r opi c al f or es t . Uni quef ort hi s s i t ear et her i v er s hapeds t onest hatwer eus edi nal l t hei rc ons t r uc t i ons . Themy s t i c sof t hegr eatc i v i l i z at i onst hati nhabi t edt hear eaar ewel l pr es er v edatt heNat i onal Par k T akal i kAbaj andar ewai t i ngf ory out obeex pl or ed.

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I nt hes por tofr oc kc l i mbi ngex per i enc ei sani mpor t antf ac t orf ort hes ec ur i t yoft he c l i mber s . Wehav emor et han20y ear sofex per i enc e. Ourpac kagesi nc l udec l i mbi ng manywel l knownandes t abl i s hedr out es , aswel l ast hepos s i bi l i t yt oc l i mbourown r out es . Thear eawher ewec l i mbi soneoft hewal l soft heVol c anoCer r oQuemado, a v er yi mpr es s i v es pot . Comeandgety ouradr enal i nepumpi ng!

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Sant aMar í aVol c anoi sal ar geac t i v ev ol c anoat3, 772m ( 1 2, 375f t ) i nt hewes t er n hi ghl andsofGuat emal a, i nt heQuet z al t enangoDepar t mentneart hec i t yof Quet z al t enango. Thev ol c anowasknownasGagx anul i nt hel oc al K’ i c he’ l anguage, bef or et he1 6t h c ent ur ySpani s hConques toft her egi on I tt akesadi ffic ul t4hour st ohi keupandnear l yt hes amet i met oc omedown.

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Ex per i enc es pec t ac ul arv i ewsofSant i agui t o— oneoft hewor l d’ smos tac t i v ev ol c anoes — onahal f dayt r ekki ngadv ent ur ef r om Quet z al t enango. Al ongs i dey ourgui de, y ou’ l l embar konamoder at el ys t eephi ket hats oont r ans f or msi nt ofl att er r ai nr epl et ewi t h di v er s efl or aandf auna. Onar r i v al atani deal v ant agepoi nt , y ou’ l l ber ewar dedwi t h v i ewsoft heSant i agui t ov ol c anoer upt i ng. Mar v el asmol t enl av aandbi l l owi ngs moke ex pl odef r om t hev ol c ani cc r at ert of or m ani nc r edi bl es pec t ac l e. Ont hi ss mal l gr oup t our , l i mi t edt o1 0peopl e, y ou’ l l r ec ei v eper s onal i z edat t ent i on.

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Vi s i tamy s t i c al l akei nt hec r at erofav ol c anowhi c hupt odayi sus edbyMay anpeopl e t oper f or mt hei rs ac r edr i t ual s . Themaj or i t yoft hem ar ei nhabi t ant sonSanMar t í n Sac at epéquezandbel ongt ooneoft he23Mam gr oupsi nGuat emal a. TheMam ar e moder nMay anpeopl ewhol i v ei ns out hwes t er nGuat emal aandpar t sofs out her n Mex i c o. Atl eas t500. 00Mam l i v ei nGuat emal a.

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Vol c ánT aj umul c oi sal ar ges t r at ov ol c anoi nt hedepar t mentofSanMar c osi nwes t er n Guat emal a. I ti st hehi ghes tmount ai ni nCent r al Amer i c aat4, 202met r es( 1 3, 786f t ) . I ti s par toft hemount ai nr angeoft heSi er r aMadr edeChi apas , whi c hbegi nsi nMex i c o’ s s out her nmos ts t at eofChi apas . T akey ouadr enal i neandadv ent ur et oanewl ev el byt aki ngonCent r al Amer i c a’ st al l es t v ol c anoandex per i enc i ngs t unni ngv i ewsal l al ongt heway . As kal s of orourONEdayt r i pt ot hi sv ol c ano!

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Thi si soneoft hemanyt our sy ouc anmake, l i ke t ot heoneoft hemos tc ol or f ul c hur c hesoft her egi on, namedSanAndr ésXec ul . Y ouwi l l beabl et obehol dt he awes omes c ener yofourbeaut i f ul Quet z al t enangobec aus ewet akeanal t er nat er out e, c r os s i ngnat ur eands ur r oundi ngv i l l ageswher ey ouwi l l begr eet edbyt hel oc al peopl e wi t habi gs mi l e. Thet r i pi seas yt odof orf ami l i esandbegi nner s, t het ot al di s t anc ei s about25kmsand3. 30t omáx i mum 4hour s. LDAYt our sav ai l abl ef ort hes amePr i c et oSal c aj a, El baúl , AL SOHAL FDAYandFUL Mi r adordel av i r gen( Maj adas ) andanyot herpl ac eonr eques t

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