“While the word cucuruchos now refers to the men who carry Semana Santa floats, the word originally meant a piece of cloth, paper or card that formed a cone, like the traditional hoods used for […]
Semana Santa is Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala. Holy Week occurs the week starting with Palm Sunday and ends on Easter. Antigua Guatemala is purported to be THE best place to witness this celebration.
I Guess maybe I should actually title this “Windows, doors, and flowers”! It is simply beautiful in Antigua. The varied colors abound on every street. Flowers adorn rooftops, windows and sidewalks. It’s an assault on […]
Due to Carnival activities in Sucre; Teresa and I spent a lot of time locked behind the gates of the hostel in our room. I’m thankful that our accomodation at Hostel Sucre was so comfortable….not […]