Views of Agua Volcano, Antigua, Guatemala

Agua Volcano dominates the southern skyline from the city of Antigua, Guatemala. With the city’s streets on an easy to navigate grid, Agua serves as a constant reminder of which direction you’re headed in the city. So here are some views of Agua — sometimes behind clouds, sometimes from city streets, and most often fromContinue reading “Views of Agua Volcano, Antigua, Guatemala”

Colors of Antigua, Guatemala

What stands out when walking around Antigua, Guatemala, are the many colors on the sides of buildings and walls that line the city streets. Here are a few of them. What stands out when walking around Antigua, Guatemala, are the many colors on the sides of buildings and walls that line the city streets. HereContinue reading “Colors of Antigua, Guatemala”

Travels in Guatemala: Chichicastenango

I spent most of my visit to Guatemala in Antigua, which you can see and read about here, but I also took trips to other parts of the country. All these trips were put together Walter, the owner of the Don Quijote Travel Agency in Antiuga Guatemala. Here’s Walter’s van to the right. Our tripContinue reading “Travels in Guatemala: Chichicastenango”

Scenes from Antigua, Guatemala

When thinking about going abroad, I always have these equations in mind: Tourist = Seeing others as others Traveler = Discovering self as other My take is that most people are a little of both: you can’t help but feel strange being in a new place, as long as you are open to learning aboutContinue reading “Scenes from Antigua, Guatemala”