Originally Posted by richsuz
SO, regarding the question, roads to AVOID, none. Guatemala is not more dangerous than any other country, I wouldn't go out with my children if it were. In fact, the only place that I would avoid in this country would be the city, ironically that is were I live...
BTW, I took a couple of riders around lake Atitlan about a month ago. There was plenty of police around the area, no need to request escort. Different patrol cars followed us from Santa Lucia Utatlán to Santiago La laguna, without asking...
Great shots Richard! I can first-hand second this advice. Just went for a great ride around the HueHue/Quiche/Alta Verapaz regions and fell in love with Guatemala all over again!
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