Travel Blogs from Antigua, Guatemala

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Volunteering in Guatemala, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Volunteering in Guatemala

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... that number live in extreme poverty. Poverty is particularly widespread in the countryside and among the indigenous communities of Guatemala. Alejandra (the Director) is just 25 years old, but with all her experience and knowledge, you would think ...

Standing on the thin crust of an active volcano, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Standing on the thin crust of an active volcano

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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... lava we were, Casey told the guide that in the states this would never be allowed. His reply was ĻIn Guatemala weīre a little crazy.Ļ Once back in Antigua we did some laundry, explored town for a bit and cooked a good but non filling dinner with some ...

PUT THE GUATEMALA IN PYROMANIAC, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

PUT THE GUATEMALA IN PYROMANIAC

A travel blog entry by bowz

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... quick shot with the Uzi. A photo, that is. From Flores, we caught a flight across the country to Guatemala City and transferred promptly to Antigua. Antigua is amazing, and is unlike any other city I've ever visited in this region or in the ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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We've been in Antigua, Guatemala, for a while now, and we're pleased to say that the weather seems to have sorted itself out. Rather than the pouring rain which plagued our first couple of days here, it's been warm and sunny. The clearer weather made us ...

Antigua, Bananas, and Collectivos, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua, Bananas, and Collectivos

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... off on the road to Antigua which is where we are now. The bus to Guatemala city was comfortable but the chicken bus from Guatemala City to Antigua was not so comfortable as you were squashed in 3 to a benchseat and people were still boarding the bus - I ...

Guatemala - Heather Climbs 50th Birthday Volcano!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Guatemala - Heather Climbs 50th Birthday Volcano!

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... never ending days. We left Zipolite in Mexico about 2.00pm and 4 buses and 28 hours later we finally checked into accommodation in Antigua Guatemala! The last bus from Guatemala City to Antigua was the most amazing - a true chicken bus. The buses are old ...

Spewnwalking, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Spewnwalking

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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I just recieved this group email from the American burd I was travelling with in Antigua -classic! __________________________________________________________________ Tom, the guy my age traveling S. America for 2 years, from Scotland whom I've been ...

Antigua -, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua -

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... over, as our trip on the Racsa flight lasted only one hour and was without incident. It was when we touched down in Guatemala City that we realised something was amiss... We had assumed that we would be deposited at the main terminal of the capital, ...

Volcanic Hangovers, San Pedro, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Volcanic Hangovers

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... Spanish at the end of last week, was pretty good all in all, and I suppose I can get by now... (Eeak!) The criac in Antigua was unbeatable though. What with working in the Irish bar and being out every other night on the town, the final week was a blast ...

The last of our real adventures - for a while..., Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

The last of our real adventures - for a while...

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... but we had a nice meal on an island hideaway that Dirk found. The next morning we set off on the long trip to Antigua via Guatemala city where we walked around the most dodgy part of town trying to find the chicken bus to Antigua. A Dutch girl who was ...

And now a rash, just for show!!!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

And now a rash, just for show!!!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... my skin. Yummy!! However, Iīm feeling mostly better today, so thatīs what really counts. This morning I wandered around Antigua - what a fantastic little town. Although itīs been inundated with tourists, itīs still quite lovely. And the food here ...

Flowing lava and small children donīt mix!!, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Flowing lava and small children donīt mix!!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... then went out with the Aussies for lunch and to mail a package home. The mailing process took about an hour....seems standard for Guatemala time. haha. But Iīm glad that itīs gone and should make it home safely! Now I have more room to shop. hehe. ...

La Despedida, Terkuiletenango, Guatemala travel blog

La Despedida

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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It was with great reluctance that we finally made the decision to leave the ter Kuile hacienda, after a glorious month in Guatemala. Our planned day of departure had come and gone several times, but finally we decided we would have to leave this place of ...

Another Day, Another City, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Another Day, Another City

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... in Antigua a few hours later. On arrival we were completely lost. It says in the LP that Antigua is better sign posted than most towns in Guatemala but that was rubbish as we couldn't find a single street sign. There were foreigners everywhere and it ...

Guatemala the Mayan land, Flores, Lago Isabal, Antigua, Lago Atitlan.....BANDITS!!!, Guatemala travel blog

Guatemala the Mayan land

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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... noisy too. It's good to change over to your next destination and that is about all. "Antigua" is a very traditonal city, built by the Spanish, unlike Guatemala City, (now the capital). It has a lovely feeling about it and is very typically ...

Guatemala, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Guatemala

A travel blog entry by mrjoey

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... very colourful city with cobbled streets which lies at the base of an inactive volcano called Volcan Agua (Water volcano). In fact Guatemala has around 35 volcanos (4 of them being active). Not far from Antigua is the active volcano - Volcan Fuego (Fire ...

Way too many Gringoīs!, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Way too many Gringoīs!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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I know that we are all here for the same reason, but Antigua is a place we should have visited five years or so ago. In certain places there seems to be more tourists than locals, and as you know - that is not what we enjoy! Yesterday we arrived and ...

Antigua, Guatemala 26th Oct - 29th Oct, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua, Guatemala 26th Oct - 29th Oct

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Location: Antigua, Guatemala Dates: 26th Oct – 29th Oct Introduction We left Xela a little earlier than planned as we wanted to match up the timings so we could go and visit Neil's sister, Jane. She is also travelling through Central and South ...

Chicken Bus Country, Antigua/Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala travel blog

Chicken Bus Country

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Antigua...3 nights/4 days...beautiful colonial architecture, cobblestone streets and amazing people...somewhat reminiscent of Cuba...they even had a few old cars to complete the package. We basically just chilled out, read a lot, watched some movies and ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Antigua in our later entry from Antigua, Guatemala entitled 'The Last of Our Real Adventures - For a While......'. Cheers, K & ...

colonial churches, cobblestones and volcanoes, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

colonial churches, cobblestones and volcanoes

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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Antigua: Sort of like san christobel but without the soul and a million more gringos (some of them achingly cool) Stunning setting, surrounded by massive volcanos (some over 4,000m and some active!!) Crumbling colonial era churches...hit by ...

Stylish Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Stylish Antigua

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... Chicken-Foot Soup you too might long for a Big Mac, clean restrooms and toilet paper.) Despite being a large, modern metropolis, Guatemala City still lacks road signs. (This really becomes a problem when you don't have a good map. Your intrepid ...

Reveleries in amazing Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Reveleries in amazing Antigua

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... and Sun though, so now I'm pretty much looking like P.diddy and am darker than most of the Mayans here! Antigua is a really beautiful city, ornate colonial buildings line decorative cobbled streets and flowery plazas. Not the best for the ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Antigua in our later entry from Antigua, Guatemala entitled 'The Last of Our Real Adventures - For a While......'. Cheers, K & ...

Parasites and Volcanos, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Parasites and Volcanos

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Well Iīve been here now for three days, Antigua in the south of Guatemala, nested between two volcanos, one which is active. We left Lago Atitlan a bit later than expected, it was that sort of place. After a short boat ride through a misty lake and a ...

Starting off Central America with a bang, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Starting off Central America with a bang

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... met a nice lady who lived near the stop where we had to go to find the bus that would actually take us to Antigua and not just all over Guatemala City, and she took us under her wing and got us exactly where we needed to go.  So onto the chicken ...

Lava and love in the air, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Lava and love in the air

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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When armed, experienced and professional escorts are recommended to climb a volcano you may think the tourist town of Antigua would provide this. Two giggling guides with two horny horses is what we got. Unfortunately programming didnt condition Heather ...

The Comforts of Home, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

The Comforts of Home

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... ...we still don't know why. We figured that the bad Karma was punishment enough. The day got better when we arrived in beautiful Antigua. The most stunning Colonial City so far. Best of all, we would have a free place to stay...Mareike, a friend of a ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Antigua in our later entry from Antigua, Guatemala entitled 'The Last of Our Real Adventures - For a While......'. Cheers, K & ...

Where's my travel MOJO?, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Where's my travel MOJO?

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... is famous for cobblestone streets, charming architecture and  good night life.  Most people opt to stay here rather than Guatemala city which lacks  the charm of  it's smaller neighbor.  Sue had never been to Guatemala and since ...

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