Candelaria Antigua Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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Next stop a slightly odd detour to Guatemala in central America. Originally we had arranged to meet the team from Wildhearts (one of the social enterprises Bob works with back in the UK) in Ecuador to visit some of their micro finance clients. That fell through though, apparently it was considered a little dangerous to travel to certain parts of …
... option anyway.
After a much less arduous 2.5 hour descent down the volcano, where I managed to redeem some self diginity by traversing with the 'fast group' at a decent pace, we went for lunch at a place called the Rainbow Cafe. Beer had never tasted so good. I was really chuffed that i'd somehow managed to complete the hike, but I am in no rush to do a 13,000 foot hike again. One thing I have learned, is that I'd better get some proper walking boots for the Inca Trail...
... and penalties enforced, whilst dodging other vehicles. What amazed me was that I saw a chap jogging on the motorway - he may as well give up tryign to stay healthy with the dangerous fumes and crazy traffic. I saw a lady asleep on the back of a truck loaded with produce, a group of lads sitting on a whole heap of pineapples, and the interior was predictably decorated with religious bits and bobs, though right next to some silhouettes of topless women?!
I arrived ...
... prendere un po’ la mano da questa giornata dedicata allo shopping pių sfrenato. Questo č stato l’ultimo di tanti pittoreschi mercati visitati in questi mesi in America Latina, la nostra ultima occasione per goderci per l’ultima volta la loro aria caotica, colorata e piena di vita e per comprare gli ultimi souvenir. Direi che non ce la siamo lasciata sfuggire. Ce ne torniamo soddisfatti ed esausti ad Antigua e ci prepariamo mentalmente per la parte ...
... pizza joint and asked for 3 slices to share. The lady promptly delivered 4, of which we ate, but never asked for. Needless to say the bill reflected all 4 pieces. Warning number 2.
Our next warning came within 5 minutes of the previous one when after getting ice cream Rach was short changed by $10. We fixed up the change discrepancy but it made us really wonder how stupid these locals thought we were and how often ...