The view from Cerro de la Cruz (‘hill of the cross’), in Antigua, Guatemala. Photo: Alamy

Antigua, Guatemala: the good, bad and ugly sides to the Central American city for tourists

  • Comfortable climate, affordable living costs, excellent restaurants and relative safety make Antigua a destination of choice
  • However, Guatemala is ranked among the countries most at risk from natural disasters, with a volcano in June last year claiming 194 lives
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The view from Cerro de la Cruz (‘hill of the cross’), in Antigua, Guatemala. Photo: Alamy
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