Travel Blogs from Antigua, Guatemala

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Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

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The Allure of Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

The Allure of Antigua

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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Greetings from the Colonial City of Antigua, Guatemala.  Last year when we were purchasing our flight back from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Costa Rica I found that for the same price we could also add on a roundtrip flight from Costa Rica to Guatemala ...

Derniere samaine a Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Derniere samaine a Antigua

A travel blog entry by agnesdaria

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... des efforts mais c'est pas evident. Donc j'ai ete faire mes dernieres visites dans la ville..mes derniers achats et puis voial la semaine est passe! J'ai termine mes cours et dit aurevoir a ma famille d'accueil et en route sur les routes du ...

Tilbake paa skolebenken, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Tilbake paa skolebenken

A travel blog entry by team0506

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... (guatemalas valuta) er vi gode venner med. Idag spaserte vi opp til en topp med et kors paa, hvor vi kunne se utover Antigua og opp til en av Antiguas tre vulkaner. Vakkert. Ble fulgt av to politimenn da, ettersom det ikke var helt trygt aa gaa opp ...

last words before departure, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

last words before departure

A travel blog entry by chuckieduckie

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here's my conclusion for my guat trip you may skip over to the optical pleasures that await at the end if you don't wanna read it. despite my travel route looking like a 3 year olds' scribbles and the fact that i got sick on xmas and couldn't eat ...

Guat's up? Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Guat's up? Guatemala

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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... and he let me drive the boat woo. When we touched land we made a 30/40 minute walk through a really rural part of Guatemala to reach the waterfall. We walked past a couple of ranches, cows walking the deserted roads, chickens running in the garden, and ...

First day at school, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

First day at school

A travel blog entry by aallen02

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After waking up at 6:30, I ate a quick breakfast of eggs and bread, and headed off to my first day of class.  After paying, I sat through a quick orientation, where the basic "just don't be stupid" information was covered.  Then I met my ...

Hola amigos y amigas!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Hola amigos y amigas!

A travel blog entry by sanenjeroen

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... van Nederland zeg maar, en hier geen flatscreen tv's, keukens van 10000 euro, leasebakken, tijdregistratiesystemen, lingo, voice of guatemala en meer van die onzin..maar goed, ik dwaal af...  Woensdag begon voor mij de Spaanse les, en dat ...

Merry Christmas, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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I made two (2) video's of the activities that went on Christmas Eve at the main market and at the church.  At midnight there was a city wide fireworks ...

HOLY GUATEMALA, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

HOLY GUATEMALA

A travel blog entry by cc_world_tour

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... Pacaya and seeing real lava for the first time. The random herd of goats we saw wandering through a major intersection in Guatemala City. Casa Banana (aka 'The Shanty') – the fleas, the jungle kitchen with our little electric cooktop, the leaks, ...

The place to go in Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

The place to go in Guatemala

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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... was really surprising for us. We did not expect such a nice place here. This city is really something special not only in Guatemala but also in whole Central America. (from what we have seen so far) Everything you need is here from exclusive Hotels in ...

Everything tastes better in a tortilla..., Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Everything tastes better in a tortilla...

A travel blog entry by aallen02

... .  Besides covering new grammar and vocabulary, we have conversed about everything from polictics and socioeconomic problems in Guatemala to relationship troubles.  I know that she has to feel like shes talking to a 4 year old sometimes, ...

Last weeks in Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Last weeks in Antigua

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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... going to the market, and yesterday I ended up buying some more stuff - some worry dolls (they do originate here from Guatemala, so this was where I should buy some if anywhere) and a nice blouse. Generally speaking, Antigua is a wonderful little city, ...

Pacaya, climb the active volcano!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Pacaya, climb the active volcano!

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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... . For eight dollars US, they will pick you up at your hotel, and carry you to the base of Pacaya, overlooking Guatemala City. You can attempt the climb in either the morning (6 am departure), or evening (2pm departure). While the photos would be ...

Bezoekje aan de school in San Mateo, San Mateo Milpas Altas, Guatemala travel blog

Bezoekje aan de school in San Mateo

A travel blog entry by sanenjeroen

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Hola amigos! Hoewel er zeker veel afgefeest en de nodige cultuur gesnoven wordt, bezoek ik ook regelmatig projecten van Los Ninos. Zo reisden we afgelopen week af naar San Mateo, een klein dorpje in de bergen, waar Los Ninos een ...

the readers talk back!, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

the readers talk back!

A travel blog entry by eggiers

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im writing this while i wait for someone to burn a CD with all of my pics so far. that way i can empty my cards and take more. and i can keep the CD in a safe place, hopefully out of the reach of thieves. ive gotten quite a bit of feedback on ...

A Charming Colonial Town, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

A Charming Colonial Town

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

My biggest challenge was to come today, when I decided to leave Copan and attempt to hitch the 270 kilometre journey to Antigua, Guatemala. It was a five minute walk from the centre of Copan to the butterfly farm which sits beside the highway, and from ...

Volcano Hikes, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Volcano Hikes

A travel blog entry by rlarose

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Well the last week has been pretty cool.  I went on Tuesday August 7th to the Volcano Pacaya, an active volcano near Antigua to climb it with a tour group.  It was so awesome.  Once I got to the top were were able to get right up close and ...

Antigua starts Semana Santa, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua starts Semana Santa

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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Guatemala City is expensive. Paid like five dollars for the five minutes taxi ride to the chicken bus station (and asked at my hostel, no stupid tourist price ;-), then one dollar for the one hour ride to Antigua. Arrived early and it was nice and quiet, ...

Moving on..., Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Moving on...

A travel blog entry by sarabosaw

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... get any fancy diploma...just the satisfaction that I can now speak as many words as a very slow 2 year old! Many things about Antigua are actually very similar to Chicago-- car alarms at 3am, fireworks (ahhh, life in Logan Square!), and police with ...

Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by globetrotterch

... . Dato che il sistema di telefonia mobile qui funziona su altre frequenze non ho mai potuto usare il mio telefono. Qui in Guatemala per ho scoperto che i telefoni li regalano non solo con abbonamenti ma anche con prepagate. Cosi con 20 franchi mi sono ...

Bats, Buses and, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Bats, Buses and

A travel blog entry by mferri3

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... on an early bus to Antigua, where we are now.  It took most of the day, and the evening we spent wandering around antigua looking for a place to stay, and then trying to figure out what tour company to go see the volcanos with.  there was a big ...

Visiting Pam and her family, Sumpango, Guatemala travel blog

Visiting Pam and her family

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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Today we reached Sumpango. This is were my host sister from the US has opened a school and childrens home. I lived with Pams family while I was an exchange student in the US in 1988. It was the first time we saw each other since then. Heute sind wir in ...

short and sweet., Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

short and sweet.

A travel blog entry by chuckieduckie

so i ended up eating at the mexican place where if you pull the cheese it lifts about 5 feet before it breaks from the rest of the cheese mass... it was tasty.. then i went to a salsa bar where it was ladies night and drinks were between 1-2 quetzales ...

Relaxing in Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Relaxing in Antigua

A travel blog entry by erics

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... Semuc Champey, we headed for Antigua, an amazingly preserved Spanish colonial town that is one of the absolute jewels of Guatemala. Cobblestone streets, colonial architecture and with three volcanoes as a backdrop, it's a beautiful place to be sitting ...

the little buggers finally get me, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

the little buggers finally get me

A travel blog entry by eggiers

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happy fourth of July!!! tonight im going out with a bunch of friends to the most gringo bar in the city: MonoLoco. It is their big night (different bars have different nights that they are popular) anyway, plus all the Americanos will be there to ...

PICNIC ON PACAYA VOLCANO, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

PICNIC ON PACAYA VOLCANO

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Today we were taking a two hour hike to the active cone of Pacaya volcano. Pacaya is an active volcano and since 1965 it has been erupting nearly continuously and the last eruption was only a few months ago.  This meant that there were more controls ...

13,000 foot volcano Hike, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

13,000 foot volcano Hike

A travel blog entry by mattmantle

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... last post, something inside of me decided it would be a great idea to sign up to do a volcano hike over the weekend whilst still in Antigua. My host family don't let me stay out past 10pm (true story) so I though screw it, why not. At the pre-hike ...

Pacaya Volcano, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Pacaya Volcano

A travel blog entry by tomtranter

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... vent)!!! Antigua has lots of cool hostels, bars and restaurants and I would strongly recommend it to poeple travelling in Guatemala. Unfortunately when we climbed the Volcano it was raining and the hot rocks caused lots of mist so the visibilty was poor ...

Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by beneches

Arrived in Antigua having spent about 17 hours on a shuttle straight from Leon. We did have a small break in El Tunco, El Salvador to change shuttles so it wasn't too bad. Stayed one night in The Black Cat Hostel. Spent most of the night trying to find a ...

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