Jose Antonio Gonzalez
Travel Tour Leader, Bella Guatemala
Jose Antonio Gonzalez is an international explorer, an archaeologist and notable expedition leader based in Guatemala. Over the course of more than 20 years, he’s explored nearly every corner of the Maya region of Mesoamerica including Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, as well as the countries of Nicaragua, Panama, Columbia, Peru and Cuba. He is an expert in Maya Culture and history
With a passion for archaeology and a never-ending love for the nature of discovery, Gonzalez’s Knowledge, work and experience is unmatched. Jose Antonio Gonzalez study archaeology as well as art history at Universities in Guatemala. As scholar, he helped to shape the field of Maya studies by continually contributing his expertise to universities throughout the region.
In addition to his scholarly activities, Jose has lead dozens specialized tours and expeditions to many well-known or recently discovered sites in the remote jungles of Mesoamerica and numerous ancient settlements throughout Latin America. An avid outdoorsman and born explorer, Gonzales enjoys mountain and volcano climbing, white water rafting, deep sea fishing and camping. He is also known for his work as a producer and host for documentaries on archaeology, nature and adventure in Mesoamerica.