La Casona de Antigua
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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On Tuesday morning we got up early to make our way to Antigua. Having had such a bad reaction to 'the great outdoors' invading our room up at Tikal I was having mixed feelings about going to Rio Dulce. Stuart had suggested that we bypass it but everyone i'd spoken to had said it was incredible so I didn't want to be the reason he might miss out. Luckily an excuse presented itself in the form of our Austrian friend Alex who had just got ...
Coming up to the end of our first week of volunteering in the school and what a week it's been! The kids are amazing but the school itself isn't which makes this whole project even more worth while! One thing I forgotten to mention was that the other night we witnessed the changing of the guard on the transmetro stop - so this huge grey van pulled up and I joked and said 'oh the bus is here guys'... Next minute, two men jump onto the platform with huge guns and other ...
... from a distance of 40 or 50 km away, not so much for those nearer the action I'm sure. So, the volcano action is interesting, keeps one on their toes, so to speak. As we were told in school, volcanic activity usually comes with earthquakes, however so far so good. While having dinner on the rooftop I felt shaking, but a rather large truck had rumbled by with people in the back, heading home from work. Then another little shake, oh someone coming up the circular metal ...
... the feeling that we had survived this ordeal jokes and laughter quickly started, although we could still see them watching us from afar we slowly started to untie ourselves. Looking around at the state of the area we all slowly started trying to pick up the pieces of everything, there was **** for miles! Lucky we found our passports right away and we had a couple of cards which they didn't take, unfortunately for us they took both our small daypacks with all our valuables in. By the ...
... tour, I found that my legs were beginning to cramp and my left buttock was just about to go into spasm. I was on the point of requesting that we pull over for a minute, so that I could stand upright when we entered the outskirts of Antigua. I showed the driver the address of the hostel I was looking for which was only about a block from the central downtown square and he pulled into the side of the road.
'Five minutes' and pointed down the street. ...