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Antigua

October 28th 2014
We were dropped off at the bus by Carlos the owner of Casa Verde hostel in the morning with our friend from Norway. The bus arrived from San Salvador an hour late and we headed to Guatamala City sitting at the back of the bus by the toilet. On the bus we met another kiwi and the four of us caught a local chicken bus to Antigua. As we were first on the bus we ended up sitting towards the front whic ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Capital Region » Antigua

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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2nd December 2014

From gorgeous to incredible!
Wow--Antigua and San Cristobal--such exotic, gorgeous towns! And the food in Guatemala has become more Mexican since I was there--mole and chilis rellenos (I can hardly wait!)! Brilliant to do a street food tour! So sorry about Gary's foot--how lucky that it's better and that you had insurance--scary stuff. When I was there, I'd come from a couple of months in the hot jungle, and up in nippy Antigua, got either bronchitis or pneumonia. The pharmacy sold me penicillin and a syringe, and a hostel friend shot me up. Not so smart, but it worked. Hope the rest of your journey continues in good health and good food!

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