This was the Holy Week of 2019

Amigo Local: Andres

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About Andres

I fell in love since first this me I came to Antigua now I live in Here, first time I arrived here was in 2013, later I got married with Marta and moved to the city , now I have two kids: Camila and Franco and we live 15 min away from Antigua in a beautiful spot with a nice view of the amazing volcán de fuego, I love history , in fact used to work as a Tour Leader in Central America , now I am just living here and taking care of my love ones while sharing my knowledge about the city, I am a foodie and also know how to appreciate a good craft beer , love to walk by the city, visit some places where you can find prices not for tourist as my self I keep being one :) , love to show people around, share some good stories and why not go for a salsa class with my friend Martin, for some reason I haven’t passed to the next level and still a salsa beginner , jijiji . I am the kind of person who loves to find out facts about everything and later share with others, people is my thing , I want to keep improving my French and speak it fluidly soon . I hope this gives you a good feeling about my self !

About Holy week

Every year thousands of travelers arrive from different parts of the world during Holy Week, before the pandemic of you where walking by the city and the families were working on their carpets, they would’ve invite you to help and participate of the construction of this special and traditional carpets, the carpets are a tradition of many years that has gone from one generation to another, representing the arrival of Jesus to Jerusalem , the city of Antigua is completely cover with this carpets and then the Processions use this carpets as a symbol of respect .