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Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala is a spectacular religious display, based on Catholic ceremonies imported by the Spanish in the 1500’s. The ceremonies begin on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, but from Palm Sunday to Easter, there are huge processions through the streets, with […]

Mayan Pyramids – Chichen Itza or Tikal?

Mayan Pyramids – Chichen Itza or Tikal?

I have traveled to Mexico and Central America on a number of occasions, now, and I have to admit, I have a certain fascination with the ancient Maya. I have visited several Maya sites with smaller ruins, as well as having gone to the Mayan […]