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Antigua and hiking Volcano Acatanango

GUATEMALA | Wed, 15 Jul 2015 | By sheree | Views [628]

Even though it was only 4 hours from Lake Atitlan to Antigua the shuttle ride made it feel worse than a 15 hour bus ride. It was a little shuttle and I was on a small, hard fold out seat at the very front in between the driver and passenger seat. Extremely ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, camping, eruption, hike, lava, mountain, volcano

Photos: Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Wed, 25 Feb 2015 | By cubannomad | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Guatemala & The Earth Lodge

GUATEMALA | Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By shortstuffsmith | Flickr Photo Gallery

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Tags: antigua, earth lodge, guatemala

Arrival

GUATEMALA | Thu, 14 Nov 2013 | By lokata | Views [287]

Getting to where I am (Antigua, Guatemala) was a rough start. I don´t want to get into it, but between car troubles and lost taxi drivers I hope all my bad luck was used up back in the states. I was picked up at the airport last night by a driver ... Read more >

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Guatemala, Mexico and Honduras revisited

GUATEMALA | Wed, 24 Apr 2013 | By coggos | Views [1513]

Semana Santa - Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras revisited.    It was a culture shock to return to Cancun after 3.5 weeks in Cuba but lovely to see Tamara before she returned to Australia. Finally went to the beach which is really an amazing ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, cenotes, chichen itza, guatemala, honduras, merida, mexico, semana santa, vallodolid

Guatemala and Honduras

GUATEMALA | Thu, 14 Feb 2013 | By coggos | Views [1430]

Guatemala   After our family time in Mexico, we head south into our next country, Guatemala. The border crossing is a hassle. Local men wanting to change money at dodgy exchange rates, confusion with the exit fees out of Mexico. Do we pay ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, copan de ruinas, flores, guatemala, rio dulce, san pedro, semuc champey, xela

Local knowledge and scams in Antigua and Barbuda

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA | Fri, 25 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [589]

Antiguan beaches tend to have a lot of vendors selling all manner of things. Unlike many countries where the vendors can be incredibly pushy, a polite “No” generally leads to the vendor moving on to someone who'll be more interested instead. If you ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, barbuda, caribbean, travel-safety

Altiplano Llama Sausage

BOLIVIA | Wed, 15 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [685]

As I type, I am sitting in an internet cafe in Oruro, Bolivia.  It is cold as hell, and the altitude is around 3700m, but I think coming here was definitely a great idea. Backing up a bit, I spent most of the last week at Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala.... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bolivia, couchsurfing, guatemala, la paz, lag de atitlan, llama sausage, oruro

Delays and Detours

GUATEMALA | Tue, 7 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [703]

Having been stuck in Copan for 6 days waiting for my eternally delayed DHL package, I am finally out of Honduras and merrily typing away in an Internet cafe in Antigua.  I spent most of the last week sleeping in, reading and drinking beer in Copan as ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, boliva, carnaval, copan, dhl, hedman alas, oruro

Hurricane Irene - Travel Alert

USA | Tue, 23 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2919] | Comments [2] | Video

The first hurricane of the 2011 season, named Irene,  is cutting a swathe through popular tourist destinations of the Caribbean, and is heading to Florida and the southeast USA. At 8pm AST on Monday 22nd August Irene was upgraded to a category 2 ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bahamas, caribbean, dominican republic, haiti, hurricane, travel-alert, us virgin islands, usa

Photos: Antigua

GUATEMALA | Mon, 1 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery


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Tags: antigua, churches, earthquakes, guatemala, hostel, volcanoes

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - My Big Adventure

GUATEMALA | Sat, 19 Feb 2011 | By tinbaths | Views [365] | Scholarship Entry

Thinking the evening climb of an active volcano sounded like a doddle could possibly be the biggest misjudgement I’ve ever made. Guatemala’s Volcano Pacaya is an ominous but twice daily visited natural wonder in a town called Antigua, that would ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, antigua, guatemala, pacaya, travel writing scholarship 2011, volcano

March - Semana Santa (Holy week) Antigua, Guatemala & Seville, Spain

SPAIN | Tue, 15 Feb 2011 | By worldfestivals | Views [6902] | Comments [1] | Video

Location: Antigua, Guatemala and Seville, Spain. Seville’s carrera oficial (official route) begins on Calle Campana, follows Calle Sierpes to Plaza de San Francisco and then joins Avenida de la Constitución to the cathedral. Dates: Easter week ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, easter, guatemala, holy week, semana santa, seville, world festivals

Tikal'd Pink

GUATEMALA | Tue, 21 Dec 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [2418]

After crossing the border into Guatemala we jumped on a bus heading towards the capital. The ride took longer than expected because we had to wait two hours in a small town to pick up new passengers. This meant we had all sorts of opportunities to ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, chichicastenango, coban, flores, lake atitlan, san pedro, santiago de atitlan, star wars, tikal, volcano pacaya

Local laws In Antigua and Barbuda

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA | Wed, 18 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [500]

Antiguan law has some...interesting peculiarities. Homosexuality is illegal and same-sex marriage is likewise prohibited. Even the impression of a same sex marriage can be considered a legal violation and visitors are warned of this. Foreign citizens ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, barbuda, caribbean, travel-legal, travel-safety

Photos: Antigua

GUATEMALA | Tue, 20 Jul 2010 | By sobrea | Photo Gallery


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Mayan Ruins and Active Volcanoes

GUATEMALA | Sun, 21 Feb 2010 | By sierrayla-1 | Views [2244] | Comments [1]

My relaxing weekend was just that.   I hadn’t realized that I had been going nonstop for two weeks, and hadn’t slept past 7A in all that time.   The next week was pretty uneventful.   It was filled with Spanish class.   I decided to go on a trip ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, guatemala, tikal, volcano

Arriving at Antigua

GUATEMALA | Sun, 5 Apr 2009 | By muimui2009 | Views [320]

I’m glad that Jen from school also wanted to go to Antigua even though she would go again the following week for Good Friday. Next week is Semana Santa (Holy Week) but even this weekend there would be much celebration activities on the street we heard.... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bus annoyance

Antigua, Pacaya, and the herd of ponderous donkeys

GUATEMALA | Wed, 1 Apr 2009 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [2188]

Another tourist micro bus, another long journey south to Antigua.   This time the bad road bit was at the start, so we were able to enjoy the fantastic views whilst not minding the banging around.   Our driver was of the ´there´s no speed except ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bad trades, colonial architechture, volcan pacaya

 

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