Images of Antigua Guatemala –


Published on January 29th, 2010 | by Mark Chesnut


Images of Antigua Guatemala

It’s my last day in this beautiful, historic small city. No more relaxing on the Parque Central, the peaceful town square where locals and foreigners alike sit for hours, people-watching and enjoying the springlike temperatures. No more negotiating the stone streets and lumpy sidewalks to discover tiny shops and cool restaurants. And no more searching for a meal of tepesquintle (the rodent that is a traditional Guatemalan dish, but no one seems to ever eat). 
I’ve assembled a few of my favorite images that I’ve taken during this visit. Still to come is a review of the amazing place I’m staying, Posada del Angel, which has welcomed presidents including Bill Clinton (I’ll have plenty of photos and a video), plus a video showing highlights of Antigua itself. Please be sure to post your own comments here, and visit the main site,, where we’ve just installed a traveler’s forum that’s perfect for posting comments, advice and travel questions.

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The founder and editor of, Mark has more than 15 years of experience as a writer, editor and manager. He's worked with some of the biggest consumer, in-flight and travel trade publishers that cover Latin America.

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