Semana Santa and Religion April 20th 2006 Religion is big in central America, very big. So it came as no surprise that a event like Easter (for christianity based faiths) would be a big event. The week leading up to Easter Sunday is called Semana Santa, are many places here celebrate it. The biggest celebrations are in Antigua where hotels are booked up well in advance. Subsquently I went to Santiago Atitlan for Good Friday where I was to ... read more
I'm 23 years old and I'm just starting my fourth extended (three months or more) trip outside the UK. This blog is going to my online journal of all the ups and downs, ins and outs of my trip.
I'm starting in Mexico City and I'm heading south...... full info