Travel Blogs from Antigua, Guatemala

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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. ...

cool antigua tour, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

cool antigua tour

A travel blog entry by eggiers

... teeth and would traipse around adorned in perhaps 50 pounds of jade jewelry. no wonder the empire crumbled! no one could move!! apparently guatemala and myanmar are the only places in the world with gem quality jade. there's a cool article in a 1980s ...

Cultural intensity amongst active volcanoes and ea, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Cultural intensity amongst active volcanoes and ea

A travel blog entry by globekiter

... and neighbors gather to manufacture artistic carpets made out of dyed soil and sawdust, flowers and fruits. The carpets from Antigua Guatemala are the most magnificent and elaborate. This is a typical catholic tradition that has been transformed in ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by kyleandfran

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Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by blowstein

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Tracy and I had fun in Antigua, even though it was a bit difficult not to get turned around. The layout of town is a typical grid system. They're pretty easy to figure out, right? Well not if the streets arent all marked and ever block looks exactly the ...

Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala

A travel blog entry by joyceanddave

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... etc. Loads of information. They were also wonderful astronomers and mathematicians and understood the concept of zero. We're now in Antigua, Guatemala and it's another very lovely city. We had a good walking tour as an introduction lead by an American ...

A Christmas to Remember, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

A Christmas to Remember

A travel blog entry by gscaldwell

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... Michelle, and I then fought through our desire for sleep to stay up until midnight and wander through the streets of Antigua as firecrackers and fireworks exploded around us. Although the entire month of December is celebrated this way, they especially ...

7-1 Germany and Shuttle to Lake Atilan, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

7-1 Germany and Shuttle to Lake Atilan

A travel blog entry by lpringle

This morning we chilled out, packed up and checked out and grabbed some lunch before booking our shuttle for 2pm to Lake Atilan. 2pm came and went... 2.30... 2.45... Our hostel called the company for us and turned out they'd forgotten us so we were moved ...

Taking in the sights, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Taking in the sights

A travel blog entry by jrittberg

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... Antonio and visited a cooperative of local Mayan women. They talked about what life is like for the indigenous women in Guatemala and how cooperatives are working to improve their conditions. Typically women do the vast majority of the work from producing ...

*pulls hair*, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

*pulls hair*

A travel blog entry by chuckieduckie

so i booked my tour to el salvador... and trekked to antigua overnight and arrived thurs morning.. hung out all day anf got more souvenirs (got a tzutes which is pretty much a huge cloth that mothers usually carry babies in.. but you can put loads of ...

Living in Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Living in Antigua

A travel blog entry by gscaldwell

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... I run the gambit of emotions from homesickness to joy to restlessness, finally settling on gratitude. Yesterday someone described Antigua as "the oasis of Guatemala" and it is so true. Antigua, meaning "antique" has preserved her age in a very beautiful ...

feliz cumpleanos! thats happy birthday in spanish!, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

feliz cumpleanos! thats happy birthday in spanish!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

** photos are on www.rubyfunk.shutterfly.com - will transfer to this site at some point On Monday night we went down to reilly's again because they were giving away free beer and so of course we couldn't pass that up! Also it was hampi's last ...

Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by sainty1

Spent an easy couple of days in this touristy town. It has been modified to make it safer. They created a tourism bureau and tourist police here and it´s a great place to organise the rest of your trip. There is also an active volcano to climb up, but ...

Oh Antigua..., Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Oh Antigua...

A travel blog entry by bmlequer

I seriously love Antigua.  I know it is by no means the real Guatemala, maybe because it was the first stop on my trip, or maybe it was the fact that it took a lot for me to get here so the overwhelming appreciation of it all fogged up my eyes, or ...

Antigua contd., Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua contd.

A travel blog entry by nloon

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Over the last few days... We did a Coffee tour, on which Ails drank her very first cup of coffee :), had a strategy meeting after which share prices rose 10%, drank coffee and Barrys tea, ate hang and cheese sandwiches, hot chicken dinners and had some ...

Tschuess, Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Tschuess, Antigua

A travel blog entry by rinneaufreisen

21:58 Uhr Hi! Mein letzter Tag war logischerweise mit Abschlusstätigkeiten gespickt. Heute morgen, nach dem Ausschlafen (8:00 Uhr) hab ich die ersten zwei der vier Fragebögen beendet. Die anderen beiden, die ich heute eigentlich auch machen ...

Chichicastinango and Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Chichicastinango and Antigua

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... current tour and picking up quite a few new people who will be traveling with us down to Costa Rica. Our first night in Antigua was a bit of a mess ... a few of the aussie boys had bought the same beer Tshirt in different colours and did the Wiggles ...

Antigua CROWDED with TOURISTS, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua CROWDED with TOURISTS

A travel blog entry by nossnarog

... Guatemala, too, and it has lots of interesting ruins, and beautiful vulcanoes around (I'm climbing up one on Saturday), so if this would be your first stop on a trip on Guatemala, it wouldnt be bad. Please don't forget to write me back...please! ...

Leaving the Lago, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Leaving the Lago

A travel blog entry by smyth

... still pay anywhere from 1-5 million Q for a wife for their son! It is all very interesting and we are loving Guatemala. We have returned to Antigua to climb Pacaya, one of the most active volcanos in the world. As much as we are loving it here, we ...

Antigua, Guatemala, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua, Guatemala

A travel blog entry by salsals

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... the night, didnt wanna get the chicken busses in the middle of the night!  Then in the morning got up and headed over to Antigua.  Really nice little colonial town.  When I got there I went and checked into a hostel called Black Cat, which ...

GVI and getting mugged, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

GVI and getting mugged

A travel blog entry by locaparacristo

... there was a girl who had just gotten her passport and money stolen the night before. then an older woman who had been in antigua for awhile, and around central america was giving me advice on how to be careful with my things.. put money in my socks, ...

Pacaya Pacaya Pacaya, Between Antigua and Guatemala City, Guatemala travel blog

Pacaya Pacaya Pacaya

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... from here is at night, so thanks to the Internet and our new amigo Carlo (the owner of one of the posadas we stayed at in Antigua) we have also posted shots of the volcano erupting at night! We can't take credit for them but we sure have heard it and ...

Drawn in by Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Drawn in by Antigua

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... then a few of them told me I couldn't get to Antigua that night because the roads were flooded. So I reluctantly picked a hotel in Guatemala City and a taxi driver said we'd just go by the bus barn in case there were buses going to Antigua after all, ...

Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua

A travel blog entry by dstears

Antigua ...

Antigua Antics, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Antigua Antics

A travel blog entry by nellems

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On Tuesday it was another travel day from Lanquin to Antigua, the former capital of Guatemala. We would end up spending 4 full days in Antigua. Here are some of the highlights. Having the front room at the Terrace hotel which opened up onto a wonderful ...

Wochenende!, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Wochenende!

A travel blog entry by rinneaufreisen

... es auch nicht zu wild morgen werden. Ach, ja - heute war landesweit eine Protestaktion gegen die andauernde Gewalt in Guatemala. Es gab Kundgebungen, viele Menschen trugen weisse Schleifen und auch die Häuser waren oft beschleift. Nun denn, ich ...

Volcano Pacaya, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Volcano Pacaya

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Rano vyrazime z mestecka Coban smerem na jih do krasneho kolonialniho mestecka Antigua, ktere je v soucasnosti proslule tim, ze se zde vyucuje spanelstina. Krome toho se nachazi meste mezi sopkami, z nichz jedna je stale aktivni. A presne na tu jsme se ...

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