Quetzaltenango aka Xela

Quetzaltenango aka Xela, Guatemala

Travel Blogs from Quetzaltenango aka Xela

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Studying Spanish in the Mountains, Quetzaltenango aka Xela, Guatemala travel blog

Studying Spanish in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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 At around 2400 metres Quetzaltenango, a.k.a. Xela, temperatures fluctuate between 0C and 23C daily. Buildings are not heated, so dressing warmly for dinner is a good idea, heavy blankets on the bed, a must. The man that owns the house where we are ...

Highland fling, Xela (aka Quetzaltenango), Guatemala travel blog

Highland fling

A travel blog entry by alves


Quetzaltenango (or Xela as everyone calls it - pronounced Shayla) was the first stop on our two week highland fling. It is Guatemala's second largest city, but it's a much nicer, gentler place than Guate. In fact it doesn't really feel much like a city ...