With its lush landscapes, Mayan ruins, and towering volcanoes, there aren’t too many things not to love about Guatemala. One thing to be aware of is – don’t take photos of the locals without permission.
There are unsubstantiated rumors in Mayan communities that foreigners have the intent to steal their children and sell them abroad. A Japanese tourist was tragically killed by an angry mob of 500 villagers after he took pictures of indigenous women and children in a market.But like most countries, there are some things to aware of while traveling to this Central American country.
Which facts about Guatemala were you most surprised by?