Shopped the largest market in Latin America -- Chichicastenango.
Explored the villages around Antigua. Up and down and around the side of an active volcano that was rumbling. We thought it was thunder until a local corrected me. Lava was last visible in February, but this one is rumbling more and more.Read more
We arrived in Antigua in the middle of a downpour after riding in the backseat on a very curvy road for 2 hours in rush hour traffic. The city is both beautiful and historic, consisting of maze-like roads, flanked on either side with concrete, stucco walls. The historic area is majestic with its reconstructed cathedral fronts to show what the city looked like before it was laid to ruins by a huge earthquake years ago. The ruins lay untouched just on the other side of the reconstructed areas.Read more
We got to the hotel so late they had given our rooms away. To make up for it, they gave us the Presidential Suite, which is really about the size of my house. It's 2 floors, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 full baths and a large balcony. In short, it is amazing. Too bad we are only staying on night here.Read more