On the first part of our journey to Tikal, we stopped in Quirigua to see the Mayan ruins there.

All the ruins are covered in little huts with thatched roofs to protect them from the elements.

This is a very large snake head:

These are 3 altars:

One of the 3 altars up close:

Some more pictures of the park:


As with any tourist attraction, there was a store. I couldn’t afford this jade mask, so I took a picture instead. Not entirely sure what I would have done with it anyway….