Day 42, Chichicastenango/Antigua
Today we head towards Antigua (approx. 2.5 hours) – my final stop in the Guatemalan Highlands.
The old colonial capital of Guatemala, Antigua remains the cultural centre of the country. Its cobbled streets, Mayan and local markets, colonial buildings, and indigenous marimba music emanating from the many bars and restaurants create a fantastic atmosphere.
After the final meal where we all dressed in local garb, I had to call it early as Montezuma’s Revenge began to make itself known in my guts! After a rest though…