Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Spa
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One good thing to learn about the Guatemalan History and Culture is by visiting the colonial town of Antigua Guatemala. My family and I visited here a couple of times during our vacation. Antigua used to be the capital of Guatemala until like 1773 when a massive earthquake destroyed the town. The people then moved the capital to it's present day …
... breakfast made up of banana fritters (very much like the Filipino toron, but ma's was still better), frijoles (nom nom) and eggs with tomato at the "hostel" before we drive to Antigua. Our taxi man - Elmer was lovely, he played tour guide and we practised our un poco espaņol with him. We arrive at Eduardo and Maria's place (a little granny flat in a spanish school) and make ourselves comfy in our home for the next couple of days. We then ventured out to explore ...
... a lovely Russian woman who was a little surpised that her booking had actually arrived. We were the only guests there. The hostel could only really be descrbed as a Russian/Guatemalan Faulty Towers. The Russian woman was really sweet, super helpful and was always in a good mood except when she was speaking to Vladimir, who told us he was her ex-husband. Vladamir looked like a vagrant and has definitely had his fair share of vodka during his lifetime. He had ...
... cultural traditions, it was a perfect blend of everything I loved. Now that we had sorted our accommodation next was to make enquires about hiking one of the volcanos and to our complete surprise while we were fast asleep one of the main volcanos, Pacaya had erupted and it wasn't a tiny eruption either. Of cause I immediately thought ok well why is everyone still here and no one is worried. At this point I did not realise it was 25kms away, however in my head with no volcano knowledge ...
... who had been there since 1975, and his Guatemalan wife. His photos were all over the walls. We found plenty to talk about, and he convinced me to go see the lake and volcanoes at Atitlan (which I had missed on purpose). So I slipped my so called schedule a day and will go up there tomorrow.
The road from Quezaltenango to Antigua was a great motorcycle ride. A wide highway through the hills with ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFiladelfia Coffee Resort and Spa Antigua Guatemala
At the Filadelphia Coffee place, it's like a café where you enjoy many great foods there and some good coffee like cappuccinos.
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