Antigua and Tikal: "Café Condesa"
January 9, 2007
Dear Family and Friends,
At 03:00am one morning in 1976, Antigua was destroyed by a "terremoto." The adobe homes here and and in many nearby villages were flattened by an earthquake. The ruins of the churches and public buildings remain. Three volcanos loom and threaten in the mountains surrounding Antigua.
Antigua is the gateway to the Guatemalan Highlands; the land here is high and mountainous and volcanic and colorful.