Monday, August 26, 2019

Resources

The following links have been chosen for their qualitative and enduring value. We hope they serve you well ….

Guatemala History, Culture, People

http://www.jaguar-sun.com/maya.html
Nice overview of Mayan culture.

http://mayaruins.com/
Mayan ruins.  Explore the temples and sites of the ancient Mayan people.

http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/ca/guatemala/
Lanic is one of the most reputable sites for obtaining current information about Central and South America

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/47/index-c.html
World History Archive.  Good reading on the history of Guatemala.

http://www.mylanguageexchange.com/pen-pals.asp
Connect with Spanish-speaking people by becoming a pen pal.

http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/types/flnews/spanish.html
Great links to Spanish newspapers from MIT4s website.  Get up-to the minute news from all over the Spanish-speaking world.

 

Guatemala Travel & Tourism

http://www.xelapages.com
Xela Pages – Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Travel Resource Pages. Find hotels, spanish schools, volunteer opportunities and more…

http://www.quetzaltrekkers.com – Guatemala’s only volunteer non-profit trekking organization raising funds for Escuela de la Calle.

http://www.nuestraguatemala.com/inguat.htm
Inguats official web page.

http://www.guatemalatravel.com/
Just about everything you would want to know about travelling to our country.

http://www.enjoyguatemala.com/culture.htm
Good descriptions of the regions of Guatemala.

http://www.cdc.gov/travel/
Center for Disease Control. Great information on vaccinations and taking care of your health.

http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
Currency Converter.  Find out the up-to-date exchange rate.

 

Spanish Language

http://www.wordreference.com/
Online Spanish Dictionary

http://www.rae.es/
Academia Real de Español.  This is the definitive word on the Spanish language. The page appears in Spanish.

http://www.cervantes.es/portada_b.htm
The Instituto Cervantes is one of the best sites for Spanish literature and language. It appears in Spanish.

http://www.elcastellano.org/ns/edicion/ultima/
Another great site for serious Spanish students.  A wide-range links to a wide-range of topics.

http://www.studyspanish.com/
Good online Spanish grammar activities where you can practice and check your answers.

General Tourism

Vatican Tours
http://www.accessitaly.net

Exclusive tours of Italy, including Rome, Venice, Florence, Tuscany, Amalfi, the Vatican and more.