Casa De Los Micos
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... colourful with all the buildings painted and a bit run down as it has been hit by many earthquakes, the last one in 1975. It is full of churches and old buildings that are crumbling. It was formally the capitol of Guatemala until it was flattened by a series of earthquakes in 1773. These left ruins of the churches that are now still remaining. The capitol was then moved to Guatemala City. Due to is history and colonial buildings, Antigua is a UNESCO world heritage ...
... woken up and have to evacuate down the mountain the way we came in the middle of the night! We weren't feeling too optomistic as we huddled into our tents and tried to get a little sleep.
At 2.30am we were awoken by an almightly explosion! It was so loud it felt like it was right outside our tent! Half panicked and asleep we were up shouting 'Volcano, Volcano, Volcano!!!' and trying to get the zip of the tent open! What a change it was from when we ...
... other ways they are so different. The people had been so so friendly. Complete strangers smile at you In the street and wish you a good morning or night. It's so strange coming form our sad closed off world. Our society rarely says hello to a stranger for no reason and if we did most of the time we are deemed as a bit weird. I just love the smiling faces in the street and knowing you would get a bright hello back made both Stuie and myself happy to greet people everywhere we went. ...
... City. This city that has some 7 million people.
Antigua an UNESCO World Heritage Site with well-preserved Spanish Baroque influenced architecture as well as ...
... to Cusco. It's likely the first destination on the itineraries of tourists in Guatemala, so it's not uncommon to run into tourists from all over the world. The elevation is 5,000 feet in Antigua, and the town is surrounded by three volcanoes, some of which are mildly active. Food in Antigua is out of this world, and photo-snapping opportunities are on every corner.
Antigua was first named Santiago de los Caballeros de ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed