First ten dollars in Guatemala
10 dollars at boarder with 6.8 exchange = 68 q
Normal exchange rate is closer to 7.21 (Exact exchange rate is 7.24)
30q to get from El Salvador boarder to Guatemala City
10 q to get from guatamala city to antigua
5 q for 4 chocolate bars
10q for shuco aka seasoned bread with avocado sausage onion and sauces
5q for 2 kilos of potatoes
3q for two large red pepers
5q for 6 small avocados
Let’s say I got exact exchange rate
2 q for large onion.
.5q for bunch of basil
2q for 5 limes
Some other prices I checked out…
Small pinnapple for 5q
10q two slices of pizza and coke at street telepizza
On the Main Street can find platos económicos for 20q
25 nicer restaurants
35 for large portion in nice restaurant
But if you go deep into the market can find platos económicos (budget friendly meals) for 15q
At Capitan Toms Hostel it’s 40q.
With a great kitchen that includes absolutely everything you need to cook with. They have a huge selection of herbs spices and hot sauces that they welcome guests to use, even their home grown herbs on the terrace!
On their terrace, you can watch the volcano El Fuego erupt through out the night. And enjoy great views of the city and surrounding mountains.
Also free coffee WITH MILK !!!
As well as purified water !