Overview


Part-time Guatemala resident Al Argueta provides travelers with an insider's view of Guatemala's best, from idyllic surf spots to popular volcanoes. Argueta offers in-depth coverage of Lake Atitlan and La Antigua, as well as Guatemala City's diverse selection of museums. With expert advice on where to eat, sleep, relax, and explore, Moon Guatemala gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
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Moon Guatemala

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Overview


Part-time Guatemala resident Al Argueta provides travelers with an insider's view of Guatemala's best, from idyllic surf spots to popular volcanoes. Argueta offers in-depth coverage of Lake Atitlan and La Antigua, as well as Guatemala City's diverse selection of museums. With expert advice on where to eat, sleep, relax, and explore, Moon Guatemala gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598808391
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/2/2013
  • Series: Moon Handbooks Travel Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 1,183,171
  • File size: 33 MB
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Meet the Author


At the age of three, Al Argueta first traveled to Guatemala with his father and was utterly captivated by the country’s landscape and its Mayan inhabitants. He would later live in Guatemala for two years, allowing him to formally learn Spanish and to experience Guatemala’s culture firsthand. During summers in high school and college, Al often took a month off to travel to Guatemala, exploring its jungles, ruins, and villages.

In college, Al majored in Journalism and Latin American Studies, managing to squeeze in two study-abroad programs—one in Manchester and one in Maastricht—and traveled through much of Europe. After college, he interned with Costa Rica’s Tico Times, getting his first exposure to travel writing and photography, in addition to covering then-President Bill Clinton’s visit to Guatemala. Al worked briefly for a newspaper in the Virgin Islands before moving on to photography school in Hawaii. He also taught English to college students in Thailand for a time, continuing to satiate the travel bug that bit him years back.

Al now lives in Austin, Texas, where he’s managed to stay put for an unprecedented six years. In addition to writing, he does freelance travel photography for clients that have included National Geographic Adventure, Caribbean Travel & Life, Condé Nast Traveler, Outside’s GO, and Continental. In addition to Moon Guatemala, Al is also the author of Moon Living Abroad in Guatemala and Texas Yesterday & Today.

For the latest updates from Guatemala, visit Moon Guatemala's Facebook page.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2013

    Odd how all of these reviews predate publication of th book itse

    Odd how all of these reviews predate publication of th book itself.

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  • Posted September 23, 2011

    Guatemala Rules!!

    I adore Guatemal! I am Guatemalan/Mexican/American and I an proud of it!!

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    Posted June 5, 2011

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