Guatemala is famous for its ancient ruins, lively fiestas, and the marimba music which is played on an instrument like a xylophone. About half of its population are direct descendants of the ancient Mayan civilization and are more skilled in farming and agricultural work. Most other Guatemalans are called Ladinos (a mix of Native American and Spanish).
Guatemala is also famous for having the biggest population along Central America, the largest city (Guatemala City), and the highest peak (Volcan Tajumulco). Tropical rain forests lie on the Northern part of this mountainous country and...More