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A Little Celebration…Antigua Preps for Easter Madness

The buzz throughout the city of Antigua is infectious on the Wednesday before Easter; although the Semana Santa celebrations (Holy Week) don’t “officially” kick off until the morning of Holy Thursday, the colorfully picturesque town of Antigua, Guatemala has been milking this holiday for the past two weeks with early Semana Santa processions and mini-carpets […]

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A Little Photo…Semana Santa Celebrations in Antigua

Happy Semana Santa and Easter weekend! It’s absolute craziness here in Antigua, Guatemala. The Semana Santa celebrations are fully underway as the city reenacts the last days of Christ. These carpets, or alfombras, decorate all the streets of the city and take a dozen hours to make – the people make them as an offering…they […]

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