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Guatemala

Capital City: Guatemala City

Currency: Guatemalan quetzal

Official languages: Spanish

Neighbouring countries: Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize

Interesting places to visit include: Tikal, Antigua, Guatemala City, Semuc Champey

Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST -6)

Largest City: Guatemala City

How to get from Guatemala City to Antigua

There are different ways to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua. From public buses to shared shuttle van to private transfers or even Uber. I will share with you the best ways to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua. To make your trip stress-free, I recommend purchasing your tickets online in advance! Distance from Guatemala …

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Hiking the Acatenango Volcano in Guatemala

If you are every in Guatemala or consider going, don’t miss out on the chance to hike the amazing Volcano Acatenango.  Antigua used to be the country’s capital back in the colonial days and is filled with beautiful colonial architecture with Volcano Acantenango and quite a few other impressive volcanos surrounding it. Acatenango measures 3976 …

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Semuc Champey Natural Pools And Caves

One of the highlights during my trip to central america was without doubt the tour to Semuc Champey with its natural pools and caves. It is described as one of the most beautiful places in Guatemala and hell yeah it is unbelievably impressive. Semuc Champey is located 11 kilometres south of the small town Lanquín. …

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17 Best Things To Do In Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua is a small city surrounded by volcanoes in southern Guatemala and well known for its colonial buildings. You can hike up to the cross “cerro de la cruz” and enjoy an incredible view on the city, make a tour to one of the volcanoes surrounding Antigua, go shopping on the Artisans Market or walk …

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Luxury Hotel Review – Posada del Angel Hotel Antigua, Guatemala

Posada del Angel Hotel Antigua was established in 1993 and is located in Antigua, Guatemala in an old colonial building. The whole design and furniture fits perfectly to Antigua and integrates Antigua’s Maya and Spanish heritages. Read here my Luxury Hotel Review Posada del Angel Hotel Antigua. Location Posada del Angel is located just a few blocks …

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