From the velvety waters to the courteous officials, the transition from the shores of Belize to those of Guatemala encapsulate the character of this nation.
Guatemala is probably our favourite country so far, with an activity, vista or story to interest every traveller. It was difficult to whittle it down, but here are 21 things we love about Guatemala!
This hole in the wall cantina, which sells litres of local beer for less than most places sell a bottle of water also has some of the cheapest, most plentiful food on the island.
This hostel is run by a local family and attracts many of the budget conscious travellers that pass through Flores on their way to Tikal.