Day 11 - 4143 MilesJanuary 15 in Guatemala ⋅ ☀️ 73 °F
Day 11 - 4143 Miles
I could see the Guatemalan coast at 6 AM not really understanding that I was seeing were volcanos, one of which is active daily.
Jay and I shopped the port side market after winning the morning dart competition. Then the three of us went to Antigua for the day. Antigua is a charming town, about 4,500 feet above sea level nestled in the valley of three volcanos. On our drive to Antigua the air often smelled like smoke from the farmers burning the sugar cane fields. We saw coffee and banana plantations also. Wednesday was The Celebration of The Black Christ so there was a festival atmosphere and the square was packed with families celebrating the occasion. The highlight of our time in Antigua was touring the Ruins of San Francisco Church.Read more