Travel Blogs from Antigua, Guatemala

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Antigua- Old Spanish Colonial Capital , Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua- Old Spanish Colonial Capital

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... this town is very similar, cobble street roads, and buildings still standing since 1543.  This was the original capital of Guatemala until an earthquake took it to ruins.  I spent allot of the weekend visiting the old churches and sights around town, ...

Antigua, Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua, Guatemala

A travel blog entry by globekiter

Antigua, ...

Easygoing Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Easygoing Antigua

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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Antigua is a pretty little town that doesn´t look like the rest of Guatemala. It has cobblestone streets, colorful old buildings, crumbling plazas and churches--but if you´re not studying Spanish here, I´m not sure what there is to do. Except ...

Leaving Antigua., Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Leaving Antigua.

A travel blog entry by pea

... to go to Xela for a week or two, then up to Tikal/Flores, down to Livingston & Rio Dulce/Livingston and then back to Antigua to climb Volcan Pacaya (at night) before heading back to Guate. and flying out on 15 Dec. Later that day... I went ...

Salsa lesson in Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Salsa lesson in Antigua

A travel blog entry by danasv

We stopped at a viewing point on the way back to Antigua with stunning views back over Lake Atitlan. In Antigua we checked back into our earlier hostal and I relaxed in the courtyard again until we went for salsa lessons at 5pm. The salsa lesson was ...

Climbing Pacaya Volcano, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Climbing Pacaya Volcano

A travel blog entry by danasv

... than visit the café Y tu pina on the corner next to our hostal to get sandwiches for the volcano climb. We left Antigua around 2pm and were detoured because of some big religious procession. At the Pacaya volcano visitors centre we were offered walking ...

Having a Friend for Dinner, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Having a Friend for Dinner

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

... there are no standard easy connections between wherever the fuck the bus drops you off (the worst place on earth) and Antigua.  Guatemala City reminds me of a very large version of the area that was once behind Shea Stadium.  ...

Fun, frolics, frenetics...and umm, chicken buses!, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Fun, frolics, frenetics...and umm, chicken buses!

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

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... hit in the chest by 3 kids going past in a 4x4..Il catch up with them one day for their just desserts! So I'm in Antigua Guatemala now with 8 of the group from SP. Yesterday we climbed Volcan Pacaya, one of the most active volcanoes in Central America ...

Lava'ing it!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Lava'ing it!

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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After 2 nights in Lanquin I was off to Antigua, well my bamba experience itinerary had a choice between staying in Antigua or Guatemala city and I hadn't heard good things about Guat City so decided to give it a miss. Besides I had the opportunity of ...

Volcan training, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Volcan training

A travel blog entry by spanglish_times

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... in 2day old lava. Some people were roasting marshmellows. A couple of days later we climbed Agua Volcano which just outside of Antigua (3750m). At bottom we met a local farmer Jose Luis who ended up being our guide and had to endure plenty of spanglish ...

now this azn girl is MAD!!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

now this azn girl is MAD!!

A travel blog entry by chuckieduckie

... they can only give me half the ticket as i bought a return ticket and there was never a problem with the shuttle back to antigua. *bald* at this point i was like.. fuckit, keep your 5 american stupid dollars and i'll just not think about the money lost ...

Centre for Spanish, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Centre for Spanish

A travel blog entry by upriver

...  in a town where there are endless good accommodation options, we managed to find the Basil Faulty of Antigua. Our next destination was the steamy, Guatemalan jungle lowlands so getting hot under the collar was possibly ...

Antigua / Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua / Guatemala

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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... . Plastic bags floated in the sea, cans and crisp packets littered the beach. We stayed the night and headed for Livingstone, Guatemala the next day. This was to be a short stop off for refreshments before we headed for our final destination Rio ...

The longest leg, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

The longest leg

A travel blog entry by outram

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... inviting looking cafes and restaurants with shaded courtyards around fountains or candle lit tables (mostly at night).  Right now Guatemala is playing Argentina in a football friendly, so the entire town in watching the game, the Guatemalans are all ...

Gettin´ started, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Gettin´ started

A travel blog entry by eggiers

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so, im in antigua, guatemala. hmmm. and ive got no job. as the old Young MC song went "got no money and you got no job? got no woman, and there you are." yep. i arrived in Guate (the local nickname for the scary town of Guatemala City) three days ...

last class and finca visit, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

last class and finca visit

A travel blog entry by eggiers

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... 't want to wait for one home. so i hitchhiked, catching a ride in the back of a pickup truck with a few local women going to antigua to sell some textiles (the women were just passengers, like me). i paid 3 Quetzales (about $0.40) for the lift. not ...

Fancy dinner, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Fancy dinner

A travel blog entry by eggiers

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... pick up so they are always shouting their destination, almost trying to talk people into getting on the buses. the local nickname for guatemala city is "guate" and the last bus was apparently bound for there as i heard the guy shouting "guate, guate, ...

Antigua, Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua, Guatemala

A travel blog entry by globekiter

Antigua, ...

Guatemala here we come!, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Guatemala here we come!

A travel blog entry by ragnhildstikker

Heisann;) I går kveld kom vi fram til Antigua i Guatemala! Her skal vi være i 10 dager, og vi har egentlig ikke så mye planer for hva vi skal gjøre enda. Jeg skal hvertfall bli ferdig med min siste eksamen her. Det skal bli godt å bli ferdig med ...

15 tonnes of Jesus, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

15 tonnes of Jesus

A travel blog entry by sainty1

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I am ashamed to say that our next destination was decided soley on me being jealous of my brother. He had recently visited Antigua and seen a huge lava flow down Volcano Pacaya. I saw his pictures and from that I decided that we had to go back to Antigua, ...

Travelling to Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Travelling to Antigua

A travel blog entry by danasv

... private transport to Antigua, to shave a bit of time off the journey. We had a lunch stop in Guatemala City at a shopping mall before arriving in Antigua in the early afternoon. Antigua is set in the middle of three volcanoes and is a beautiful city. ...

2 weeks of school and salsa :-), Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

2 weeks of school and salsa :-)

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

... call it wishful thinking, I see it as experimental cerebral activity... On Saturday, Clare and I went through to Guatemala City - about 40 mins from Antigua with a bunch of people from a salsa school. They were taking part in a festival so we thought ...

New house, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

New house

A travel blog entry by ndowse

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Hi Well again I am going to be back dating these entired just so I can put photos on! Sorry it's been a while, would you believe it I have been working very hard.  We only had 4 volunteers on the project to start the new house but knew we were ...

Ruins and Chocolate Cake, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Ruins and Chocolate Cake

A travel blog entry by tipperoonie

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... too late for the morning bus. Antigua is a postcard perfect town, very similar to what Starbucks uses as the logo for their Antigua, Guatemala coffee. No matter, it gave us some time to take care of a bunch of chores like laundry, Internet, updating ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by jen8312

Hi I have just arrived in Antigua, Guatemala. It is a very busy and chaotic city but really beautiful too. I start my tour either tomorrow or the next day but will be in Antigua for at least another day so I get to explore properly. Right now I just want ...

Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by mattock

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I now get to the colonial town of Antigua... different from poverty stricken towns just outside, this place is quite cosmopolitan. Here is where i spend a whole week doing spanish lessons, 5 hours a day for 5 days!... i thought my brain was going to ...

Long Time No Write, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Long Time No Write

A travel blog entry by dan_gee

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... having the laziest day ever Saturday, started off at Santa Maria which is a village halfway up where the othjer project is here in Guatemala and hiked up. Kept up with Michelle (who's a hiking guide as her job) and Peter (my friend who's a nutcase and ...

Puertas, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Puertas

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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I just threw in some pics from the streets of Antigua. Mostly colonial doors on old buildings. I love these huge heavy doors. Enjoy´,  ...

Volcanology, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Volcanology

A travel blog entry by pengs_nadz

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... spanish-styled tiled roofs. It's also choc-a-block full of spanish students from all over the world. It's unlike any other town in guatemala - pretty clean and well-maintained - i suppose it's how you would imagine a guatemalan town to be if it was run by ...

antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

antigua

A travel blog entry by alawlor

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... cities in the Americas, Antigua is a Unesco World Heritage Site of cobbled streets, crumbling ruins and classic colonial architecture. Guatemala's capital under the Spanish from 1543 to 1776, an earthquake in 1773 forced it to be partly abandoned. ...

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