Hobbitenango Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Hobbitenango, near Antigua Guatemala, is one of the most interesting attractions in the area and a popular day trip destination. The┬árestaurant, ecolodge and camping grounds have unmatched views – you’d need to go on a 6-hour volcano hike to get the views you can enjoy from here. In fact, on a clear day, you canContinue reading “Hobbitenango Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide”

Vigil at Cuasi Parroquia Los Llanos – 8th Day of Lent

Today’s vigil was at Los Llanos, inside Cuasi Parroquia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, a hamlet north of Jocotenango – the latter a busy town immediately north of Antigua. I’d never visited the town before – had no reason to until I decided to catch as many vigils and processions as possible. The town isContinue reading “Vigil at Cuasi Parroquia Los Llanos – 8th Day of Lent”

What Are Velaciones (Vigils) During Lent Season in Antigua Guatemala?

This month, I’ve set for myself what I think is a crazy goal. I’ll be documenting every procession, vigil and interesting event happening in and around Antigua this Lent season, as listed on the events calendar on this year’s Antigua Pocket Guide. Will I make it to every event? I sure hope so. I almostContinue reading “What Are Velaciones (Vigils) During Lent Season in Antigua Guatemala?”

Museo del Ferrocarril, Guatemala City: Railway Museum Guide

Antigua is a very nice place, but if you live with children, sometimes it can get a little boring for them around here. I’ve posted before about all things you can do with children in Antigua. Sometimes, though, a change of scenery is nice – at 45 minutes from Antigua, Guatemala City perfectly fits theContinue reading “Museo del Ferrocarril, Guatemala City: Railway Museum Guide”