Plan your perfect trip with this Antigua Guatemala guide, as you travel with Rich Polanco as your private tour guide.
With the help of self-guided tours in this book, you’ll explore the best of Antigua and discover its hidden jewels. Enjoy breathtaking views at La Merced Convent, mingle with locals making a pilgrimage to visit Hermano Pedro at San Francisco Church, and explore Mayan culture by visiting nearby authentic Mayan villages. We’ll help you find your own personal barista, demystify the fusion of Spanish and Mayan heritage that gave birth to Guatemalan cuisine, and clue you in to what are some of the best restaurants in Central America, while sidestepping tourist traps. Learn what you need to know to choose the perfect hotel for your budget and set proper expectations. You’ll discover why Antigua Guatemala is the most popular destination in Guatemala, for tourists and locals alike.
Antigua Guatemala is more than what’s described in a chapter inside a big-budget guide. You’ll get hundreds of photos and over 400 lovingly written pages about the culture of the city and tips on how to immerse in it fully. Begin your journey today!
Rich Polanco is a writer and photographer, spending his time exploring and writing about Central America for the site OkGoTravel and about Antigua Guatemala at OkAntigua. Fluent in Spanish, he’s been exploring Guatemala for the last five years. Rich’s wife, who is Guatemalan, provides invaluable insight into her culture, as does his daughter when it comes to cataloging what’s ‘fun’ or what’s ‘boring’ in her world.