Quetzaltenango Journals

Spanish Languge Studies in Guatemala

A July 2002 trip to Quetzaltenango by Anna26

Quote: During my month-long stay in Guatemala, I spent three weeks in an intensive Spanish language studies program. I had a wonderful time in the charming city of Quetzaltenango, visiting everything from the daily market to the lively nightclubs.

Spanish Languge Studies in Guatemala

Overview

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There are many fun destinations very close to Quetzaltenengo. I enjoyed trips to a nearby town for a festival, a hike to the natural steam baths, and various markets in surrounding towns. Quick Tips: During the rainy season, Quetzaltenango is damp and chilly. I made the mistake of bringing only one sweatshirt on my trip and was forced to wear it every single day. Best Way To Get Around: It is possible to take taxis in Quetzaltenango during daylight hours, though I found it easy to walk almost everywhere. When you first arrive, however, you may want to take a taxi to your first destination. I adore the public buses in Guatemala. They are cheap and fairly convenient. Howeve...Read More