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Easter Week 2021 Schedule - Antigua Guatemala

Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua Guatemala for 2021, following Catholic Church’s long time tradition, Holy Week begins in Guatemala on Friday of Sorrows (known as Viernes de Dolores in Spanish) day that represents the crucifixion sentence of Jesus Christ. The following dates are based on the Gregorian calendar for 2021 Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala.


Pepitoria Traditional Guatemala Sweet Recipe

The recipe for "Dulce de Pepitoria de Guatemala" is another of the typical Guatemalan sweets, and is also well known in Antigua Guatemala. It is a very traditional part of Guatemalan gastronomy because it is extracted from the pumpkin that is grown in the same way as the Guatemalan Ayote.


Mazapan Traditional Candy Guatemala Recipe

After the "Canillita de Leche", Marzipan (Mazapán as known in Guatemala) is perhaps the second most popular typical sweet in Guatemala. It is preferred and enjoyed by locals and foreigners throughout the year and especially during the patron saint festivities in the interior of the country.


Traditional Figs in Honey Guatemala Recipe

As in many recipes for typical Guatemalan sweets, "Higos en Miel" (Figs in Honey) is also easy to prepare, and these Guatemala Typical Candies are delicious. You can find them in any typical candy store, especially in Antigua Guatemala. But here we explain how you can do them yourself.


Traditional Coconut Sweet Guatemala Recipe

This is another of the typical Guatemalan sweets, also known as "dulce de conserva de coco" (in Spanish). One of the favorites not only for Guatemalans, but also for foreign tourists who visit Guatemala.


Magdalena Cake Guatemala Recipe

Magdalena is a very fluffy bun and is part of traditional Guatemalan desserts. It is very popular in Guatemalan cuisine for its sweetness and delicious touch of orange flavor, ideal for dessert after lunch or in the afternoon with coffee.


Milk Canillitas Guatemalan Typical Candy Recipe

Canillitas de Leche is a typical candy originally from Antigua Guatemala. It is customary to eat at the patronal fairs and it is very well known and popular by locals and foreigners. If you have tried the typical sweets of Guatemala, without a doubt you have tried the milk canillita.


Common questions for Travelers in Spanish Language - Part 3

This is a basic short list of common comments or questions travelers usually need to know (in Spanish) when visiting another Spanish speaking country. This list is based on the experience we got and frequently asked comments by our traveler students in Antigua Guatemala.