In Guatemala culture, afterlife is highly celebrated, and this cultural aspect is readily visible in their cemeteries. Scattered throughout the countryside of Guatemala are cemeteries that feature tombstones painted as colorfully as possible. Friends and family members paint them using the favorite color of the departed as a way of honoring and remembering the dead...
Street in Chichicastenango, Guatemala.
"Market Day" - Chichicastenango Quiche - Guatemala Catholic Church in Guatemala Chichicastenango market day.
Textiles in the market. Chichicastenango, Guatemala.
How to get to and from the Chichicastenango (ChiChi) Markets, Guatemala - itinerary guide
Ruins, volcanoes, lakes, villages & markets... Guatemala is a country of adventure & culture, with Maya traditions alive & well. The top destinations are Antigua, Tikal, Lake Atitlan, Semuc Champey & Chichicastenango but there are also many other interesting places to visit. Find out what to see & do in our ultimate travel guide to the Best of Guatemala!
A Colourful Day Trip to Chichicastenango, Guatemala.