Archive for January, 2012

23 Jan 2012

Daily Tours: Neighboring Towns of Antigua

No Comments Activities, Culture, Daily tours, Places

Let’s take a beautiful journey to discover the outskirts of Antigua and the different surrounding villages that hold rich history and traditions. This tour includes, first, a visit to San Felipe de Jesus. This colonial village includes has some pretty amazing picture-taking opportunities for traditional and modern Mayan culture and architecture.

Some highlights of San Felipe de Jesus are:

  • A religious figure of which the greatest generation in Guatemala has kept—El Señor Sepultado
  • Jocotenango and its renowned colorful church
  • Ciudad Vieja, where the city of Santiago de Guatemala was first officially founded

Weaving

Note: Depending on the time and interest shown, other villages such as Pastores, San Miguel Escobar (neighboring Ciudad Vieja), San Pedro Las Huertas and San Juan El Obispo can be included in the tour.

San Juan de Obispo church

San Juan de Obispo church

16 Jan 2012

Daily City Tour of Antigua

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A beautiful journey discovering Antigua in the only way possible to experience and enjoy the city: walking through its streets. During the tour, we will visit different religious buildings that will serve us to learn about the part of history. We will have a taste of Guatemala’s flavors at very special intimate place, the delicious Guatemalan Cacao. Towards the end of the journey, we will see different options to shop for crafts and/or jewelry and learn about how the Mayans crafted unique pieces using the stone known as “jade”. With us you get the best value for your money and opportunity to really know Antigua Guatemala.

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05 Jan 2012

Guatemala Among Best Destinations According to Top Travel Sites

No Comments Activities, Culture, Events, Guate in media, Places, Uncategorized

Guatemala is becoming more and more popular among world renowned travel sites and is making several of the most exclusive “top” and “best” lists. And it’s no wonder—actual visitors have been telling these amazing stories about Guatemala for years and years. Here is a recap (in no particular order) of some of the most notable recognitions and a reminder that Guatemala is the 2012 destination for travelers.

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