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Scenes from Semana Santa Antigua

seeing the semana santa decorations during guatemala travel

I specifically timed my stay in Antigua to coincide with Semana Santa, the holy week directly preceding Easter.  The country as a whole celebrates the season with religious services, grand processions, and colorful street decorations, which culminate on Good Friday. Similar to how local residents are currently putting the finishing touches on their alfombras, or “carpets” made …

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