Casa Vieja Lodge

San Jose, Guatemala | Lodge
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    A travel blog entry by mcdermk7 on Jan 19, 2014

    47 photos

    ... about 1.5hours. Antigua is surrounded by 3 volcanoes, Pacaya & Fuego are active and Agua is dormant. Pacaya is 2,252m high and it's last major eruption was in 2005 but there are constant displays of smoke and lava from it. The climb to the top was pretty tough and the altitude didn't help either. When we reached the highest point on he Pacaya accent the views were spectacular both of the top of Pacaya and the other 2 volcanoes. We then made our way to the warm lava right ...

    Día de Muertos

    A travel blog entry by strombone on Oct 29, 2013

    5 photos

    ... Everyone wore black and the only food was egg and lettuce sandwich triangles with no salt or mayo. Once everyone was reminded of the finality and inevitability of death it would finish and they would wait in line to exit, looking at the ground. Of course this was scrapped and replaced with a celebration with little meaning but lots of things to buy, stores filled with colorful necessities..



    A travel blog entry by samlocke3 on Aug 31, 2013

    23 photos

    ... 22 hours in a machine with the sugar (and milk powder) until it is smooth and silky, this is the conching process. The friction from this mixing makes it very hot, so it is then tempered which controls the cooling process slowly (for 2 and a half hours) before the mixture is ready to go into moulds and be set. Ta-daa!

    So, we then journeyed back in time to prepare the drinks as the Maya's did, followed by the Spanish and European methods. Back in ...

    This is Antigua

    A travel blog entry by afulllife on Jun 19, 2013

    ... families have no other choice. They have to put food on the table. There are days when I am filled with joy as little girls dressed in the traditional corte and hupil (woven skirt and top) play tag while their Mom's pass through the tourists selling scarves and necklaces. It is heartwarming to know that despite the hardships in their life, they can still have fun. There are times when I feel like I’m in the USA as the tourists in their booty shorts cross ...

    Protests, Volcanoes, Grief and loss. Tough Times.

    A travel blog entry by angelmaclaverty on Feb 14, 2013

    114 photos

    ... on the front. i like the frisson, others might find it tiresome but i have time to spare not loose change so this is how i roll...

    Antigua is a lovely little colonial town, can be "done" in a day if you're pressed for time. We rushed here from Pannajel on the shores of Lake Atitlan to participate in the "1 million women rising" movement every 14th February to mark the protest against violence against women in society and show our solidarity. ...