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Antigua - cobbled streets and looming volcanoes  
   

Antigua - cobbled streets and looming volcanoes

This is Guatemala, Too

April 13th 2008
The Guatemalan antics have kept rolling on since my last blog. My next stop was to Antigua for Semana Santa (or Holy Week) celeberations. Semana Santa is the week that runs from the Sunday before Easter until Easter Sunday, and all throughout Latin America its a time for big celebrations, street fiestas, carnivals and so on - i had to make a reservation to be in Antigua over Semana Sanata quite ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Western Highlands » San Pedro La Laguna

Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
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