Antigua is a mile square city of restored colonial houses, cobblestones streets and historic churches, where Maya women still practice their ancient textile arts and a fervent Catholic community stages one of the of the most exuberant Lent and Holy Week celebrations in the world.
One of our goofiest, geekiest, right-brain-iest travel pleasures is our trip each March to the Maya Meetings sponsored by the Mesoamerican Center at the University of Texas.
Books: Antigua Guatemala: The City and Its Heritage by Elizabeth Bell. Travelers’ Tales Central America by Larry Habegger and Natanya Pearlman, Eds. Guatemala Rainbow by Gianni Vecchiato. A stunning photographic tribute to the culture, daily life, festivals … Continued