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Semana Santa Sawdust Carpets in Antigua

We came to Antigua during one of the busiest times of the year, Semana Santa, to see the makings of the sawdust carpets. Antigua is THE place in Central America to experience the glory of Semana Santa. Semana Santa is Easter Week and the whole town of Antigua enlivens with color, energy and celebration. What […]

The cathedral at the Central Park

Impressed with Antigua, shall we move here?

Antigua is the last Spanish colonial city left intact in Central America. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and now we understand why. It’s spectacularly beautiful. Surrounded by mountains and volcanoes, Antigua was the capital of Guatemala until the Volcano erupted, killing the Queen. The King, unquestionably upset, moved the capital city from Antigua […]

The only way to cool off today is in the water.

Hot & Sweaty in Flores, Guatemala

Normally when we travel, we like to do one day of activity and follow it with a day of unstructured rest and meandering. After touring the Mayan ruins of Tikal, we were set to explore the little island of Flores. We were hoping to have a nicely leisurely day, strolling around, eating street food and […]