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  • Day377

    Quetzaltenango (Xela)

    May 18, 2018 in Guatemala ⋅ 🌧 17 °C

    This town is a popular jumping off point for hiking volcanoes, visiting hot springs and studying Spanish. It’s the second largest town in Guatemala and while it has a nice town square and some beautiful old buildings, we probably wouldn’t have stopped here if we’d done a bit more research given that we didn’t want to visit the thermal pools or hike another volcano.
    The landscape is very pretty here, so the drive was rewarding as it meandered through small towns and offered good views of the countryside.
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