Our Habitat trip next month is to Salamá, Guatemala. So, being the prepared traveler I am, I checked out a guidebook from the library in an attempt to learn more. Salamá makes it in one paragraph on page 233. Funny, I know that I'll have more than a paragraph's worth of stories to tell afterwards.
What I learned from Frommers today:
Salamá is in Baja Verapaz.
Verapaz means true peace.
Salamá is the provincal capital.
There is a beautiful colonial era church with a 18k gold decorated altar.
There is a temple dedicated to the goddess Minerva.
The area is known for arts and crafts.
I will have to have to find some other sources of information. This will not suffice.