Entries in guatemala (4)

Thursday
Dec172015

5 Alternative Ancient Structures You Need To Visit

From the Great Pyramid of Giza to the huge sandstone blocks which make up Stonehenge, there are some ancient structures that have amassed unrivalled levels of fame, but this means some other equally impressive structures have gone largely unnoticed. Here are five that unfairly miss out on the limelight, but are more than worthy of a visit.  

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Thursday
Nov172011

FRONTIER CENTRAL AMERICA FOCUS: GUATEMALA

Guatemala is slightly more off-the-beaten-track than Costa Rica or Mexico, but boasts arguably the best-preserved Mayan history and the greatest range of activities in Central America. Where else can you watch the sunrise over infamous Mayan ruins, swim through caves by candlelight and tube down turquoise rivers?

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Friday
Nov042011

CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE WORLD – SEMANA SANTA

Continuing our theme of celebrations from around the world, today we look at the fascinating traditions that occur in the week leading up to Easter. Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is commemorated by Christians globally, but the celebrations in Latin America and Spain assume a special vibrancy.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Back to school with Frontier: Lesson Two

Yesterday, Frontier explored the cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Today we are heading south to Guatemala to explore the infamous Mayan ruins of Tikal in our second lesson of the week: History

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