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  1. 1. Guatemala Maya beach English for Communication Chalisa Petchlerksakul Section 1 ID 55030066
  2. 2. Overview History • Maya Period • Spanish Domination Geography • Map • Seasons & Climate Culture • Clothing • Music and Dance Cuisine • Meals • Desserts Places to Visit • 5 Interesting Places Lake Atitlan
  3. 3. History of Guatemala Maya Period • The Mayan civilization was centered in Guatemala • Proven from the many artifacts and sites excavated • Dated as early as 3rd – 10th century A.D.
  4. 4. The centre of the Maya Indian civilization
  5. 5. Spanish Domination • The Spanish forces led by Pedro de Alvarado subjugated Guatemala. • 3 centuries later, Guatemala was released • Declared its independence on September 15, 1821. Graphic portrayal of discrimination against the Maya under Spanish rule
  6. 6. • At the same time, Mexican ruler integrated Guatemala into his empire. • Free again by 1823. • Guatemala and others formed the United Provinces of Central America. Maya imagery of the conflict between Spanish and native peoples
  7. 7. Peace and purity The date of Central America's independence from Spain. A land located between two oceans.
  8. 8. Geography
  9. 9. Map
  10. 10. Seasons • Winter, or the rainy season, lasts from May to October. • Summer, or the dry season between November and April. • the coolest nighttime temperatures occur in December and January.
  11. 11. Winter or Rainy season
  12. 12. Summer or Dry season
  13. 13. Climate • Tropical, hot • Humid in lowlands • Cooler in highlands
  14. 14. Culture of Guatemala
  15. 15. Clothing The Mayan blouse is called a Huipil A Huipil is generally woven by hand on a back strap loom.
  16. 16. Skirts or Cortes are generally woven on a foot-powered, treadle loom and are usually woven by men.
  17. 17. Music and Dance • The most popular type of music is called the marimba music. • Using a musical instrument called a marimba.
  18. 18. Cuisine
  19. 19. Guatemala breakfasts
  20. 20. Meat stews (caldos)and soups (sopas) Popular dishes
  21. 21. Nachos Enchiladas Tamales
  22. 22. Guatemala Desserts
  23. 23. Tres Leches Cake A cake soaked in three kinds of milk
  24. 24. Flan A wobbly, golden-colored caramel custard.
  25. 25. Places to Visit The top of Volcan Santa Maria
  26. 26. Lake Atitlan Stunning exhibition of natural splendor
  27. 27. Santa Catalina Arch Once the capitol city of Guatemala
  28. 28. Monterrico The beaten path of Pacific coastal Guatemala
  29. 29. Livingston Guatemala’s gems tucked away on the Caribbean coast
  30. 30. Chichicastenango Market The shopping destination of Guatemala
  31. 31. Summary
  32. 32. • • • • • Exciting histories Country in Central America Wonderful seasons Interesting cultures Beautiful places
  33. 33. Thank you

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