Chichicastenango Guatemala

Colorful Chichicastengo cemetery

Chichicastenango’s Cemetery

CHICHICASTENANGO, Guatemala — Chichicastengo’s colorful cemetery is well worth a visit if you’re in town for the famous market day.

Chichicastengo market fruit and vegetables wide-angle

Market Day in Chichicastenango

CHICHICASTENANGO, Guatemala – Chichicastenango is a town where buying and selling is everything. Its markets are reputed to be the largest in Central America; the range of wares on offer is truly impressive. And the indigenous Maya culture adds a distinct local flavor to the town.

Fireworks in Chichicastenango Guatemala Fire Wheel

Fireworks in Chichicastenango

CHICHICASTENANGO, Guatemala — Guatemalans sure love their fireworks. And Chichicastenango, in the Guatemalan highlands, is not a place that considers fireworks only night-time entertainment.