San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango
San Juan Comalapa is a town of the department of Chimaltenango. The original village was known as Chixot and was part of the Kaqchikel Manor; but it was the Mexicans who came to help the Spaniards to remove the rebellious people, who called the town Comalapa.
San Miguel Chicaj, Baja Verapaz
The village is located in the department of Baja Verapaz. Its name comes from the legend that San Miguel Archangel came down from heaven over the territory of Chicaj. At the same time, the name derives from the terms Chi which means “In” and Caj which means “Heaven”.
Santa Catarina Palopó, Atitlán
Legend has it that St. Catherine and St. Andrew arrived to Atitlan together. However, as she had to wash clothes and fetch water, she decided to settle on the lake shore, while St. Andrew went to the top of the mountain. That’s how the town of Santa Catarina Palopó emerged.
Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Huehuetenango
Located in the Department of Huehuetenango, Todos Santos Cuchumatán is situated in the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes at an altitude of 3,100m above sea level.