Tikal National Park. Declared a Park in 1955 and a World Heritage Site in 1979, Tikal also serves as a Biosphere Reserve protecting native forest in an increasingly populated country. The Park contains 222 square miles (or 142,000 acres) of pristine forest.
A celebration was happening in Flores on the night of our visit and many townspeople were out enjoying the festivities. We flew to Guatemala City the next morning and then took a shuttle to Lake Atitlan.
see this link from the Smithsonian Global Volcanism project. Subduction!
huipiles and textiles at San Antonio.
see this New York travel article by Joyce Maynard. Here is a 1991 NYT article that explains a bit about the mid-70's in Pana.
here and here from the Smithsonian Global Volcanism web site.