Tag Archives: Antigua

Photo | Pacaya Volcano

Antigua, Guatemala The view of Pacaya volcano from the balcony of our room at Casa de Capuchinas in Antigua.  The volcano erupted May 27, 2010 – just a few days prior to my arrival.  Ashes from this eruption could be … Continue reading

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Photo | Arco de Santa Catalina

Antigua, Guatemala “The Santa Catalina Arch is one of the distinguishable landmarks in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, located on 5th Avenue North. Built in the 17th century, it originally connected the Santa Catalina convent to a school, allowing the cloistered nuns … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.22.11

Antigua, Guatemala A vendor in traditional garb at the market in Antigua.

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Guatemala In A Whirlwind

“Would you mind if I took off like a Thursday, Friday, and Monday to skip out to Guatemala for a few days and see my friend Alayna?”  I asked my boss after work one day.  “She was supposed to go … Continue reading

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La Cuevita de los Urquizu – Antigua, Guatemala

For a real taste of typical Guatemalan dishes, you’ll want to go to La Cuevita de los Urquizu in Antigua.  This small “cafeteria” style restaurant has a great variety of typical dishes to choose from.  From the street you can … Continue reading

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