Posts Tagged ‘Guatemala’

Guatemala City


13 Jan 2008 5:16 pm

Guatemala has a reputation for being dangerous. All the guidebooks, and most people, always tell you to skip Guatemala City entirely. This is easy enough to do as Antigua is just 1 hour from the airport and it’s much easier to find comfortable lodging and transport to all the major stops in Guatemala from Antigua. […]

Early days in Guatemala


19 Dec 2007 8:16 pm

Lunes 17 Dec There are a few methods of transit in Guatemala. mas caro (expensive) – taxi caro (minivan & less expensive but quick) – direct shuttle normal (what the guatemalan take) – chicken bus I was in a hurry to get from Antigua to Quetzaltenango (aka Xela) to study Spanish for this week, so […]