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    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
Maps.com

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Accessibility Travel Tips Climate Report
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

U.S. Travel Documents
U.K. Visaservice


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    City: GUATEMALA CITY
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: Avenida La Reforma y
    16 Calle 0-55,
    Zona 10,
    Edificio Torre Internacional,
    Nivel 11
    Tel: (502) 367 5425,6,7,8,9
    Fax: (502) 367 5430
    E-mail: embassy@infovia.com.gt
    Hours: Mon-Thur: 14:00-18:30 / 19:30-23:00
    Fri: 14:00-18:00

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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
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        Fire:
    110
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Fit for Travel

Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
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ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
EarthFoot

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

News and comment from around the world:
World News Central America

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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Central America

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Cybermannia La Antigua
    5 Avendia Norte No. 35 B,
    La Antigua, Guatemala.
    Tel: (502) 832-6556
    Email: cybermanniaan@centramerica.com
    Cost/Hour: US$ 1 (30 minutes)

    Internet Cafe
    1a Calle 3-13,
    Cobán, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.
    Tel: (502) 951 4040
    Fax: (502) 951 4040
    Email: intercafe@c.net.gt
    Cost/Hour: US$ 2.85
    Hours: 08:00-12:00/14:00-19:00 (Mon-Fri)
    10:00-12:00/15:00-18:00 (Sat)

    Cafe InterNet
    5 Avenida & 16 Calle Zona 10,
    Guatemala City.
    Tel: (502) 337 4060
    Fax: (502) 337 4004
    Email: cafeinternet@centramerica.com
    Cost/Hour: US$ 1 (30 minutes)

    Café Virtual
    Gran Centro Los Próceres, zona 10, Local 117 Abajo de El Duende
    Guatemala, Guatemala 01010
    Tel: (502) 3328027, 3328028
    Fax: (502) 3328029
    Email: info@redvirtual.com
    Cost/Hour: Q 40
    Hours: 8:00-22:00 (Mon-Sat)
    10:00-20:00 (Sun)
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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