El Convento Boutique Hotel
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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...
... my hair from getting in my eyes these days). The two girls and I were split up onto two separate shuttles from the markets to the lake. Of course my driver had decided that he didn't want to drive to the ferry terminal (a jetty) so I had to walk through town. As I walked down to the boat Ruki came running up to tell me that their ferry was about to leave so I jumped on the boat and off we headed across the lake to San Pedro. About 2 mins into the 40 kin journey it became apparent ...
... place we stopped at for lunch had a brick oven that they make pizzas in. We got pizza and Jennifer and Sam shared some plain spaghetti with a little bit of cheese, which they both said was pretty good for their stomachs.
Then we checked into the hotel and put our stuff down. Then it was time to go to the jade factory. I had no idea there were so many different kinds of jade. It's so beautiful. After Hurricane Mitch (? ...
... town I have seen so far. There are literally no tourists there and people are very shy and dress very traditionally. Definitely worth a visit!
Another nice spot for a visit is the Valhalla Macadamia Farm, located near the Ciudad Vieja. It takes about 20 minutes and 3,5 GTQ to get there by a chicken bus. It has existed for over 30 years now and was founded by a guy from California who brought the Macadamia trees to Guatemala. The place is ...
... America with 15 million people. Over half of people are below the poverty line. The top three crops in Guatemala are corn, coffee, and beans. Corn and beans are not generally exported, so they are the staple foods. It is beautiful to see the numerous fincas (farms) with red coffee beans growing along the hills, but I was surprised that it is hard to find a good cup of coffee here, as it is all weakly made instant coffee. Guatemalans drink instant coffee because it is Guatemala's ...