Holiday Inn Guatemala
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Less than a week after returning from Italy, and having finally digested the remainder of food consumed during that epic orgy of food, the next set of random ramblings begins, this time in a another far-off and exotic land - Salt Lake City, Utah! It may not be at the top of anybody's list of exciting travel destinations, but it was Tam's …
... Life complex. It's huge, and spread out. We were shown to our housing, and thankfully all of the girls are in an air-conditioned room, though Kay and I are bunking in a small room to the side that only has a fan and whatever air filters through the doorway - those PJ shorts are going to come in handy, Ma! The housing is very nice, and Rob managed to get a suite to himself with 2 queen beds and a small fridge with sodas and water!!! And his ...
... meeting our needs.
We left their office and returned to work. Lunch was right around the corner, which I look forward to greatly. Today we went to a Argentinian style steakhouse called La Estancia. I ordered my usual bottled 7up, and Lomito Chapin. This is very similar to what I got on Sunday. Sirloin steak, plantains, guacamole, and re-fried beans. Delicious.
After a long afternoon of work, ...
... that we entered Guatemala and lucky for us there was no fee involved (which was a surprise to our new friend, so I think that perhaps the people in the office took pity on us).
The 'Santiago Hostel' was decent enough for one night as well...definitely not the Crown Plaza though :)
Now we are about to finally get on the bus that will take us to Costa Rica, fingers crossed there's nothing that goes wrong this time! :)
... colours! And unbelievable that a river with such power is going underneath.
After all those wonders of nature, we went to colonial Antigua. Antigua was founded in 1543 and the capital of Guatemala till 1776. It contains lots of colonial buildings and churches and is declared a World Heritagesite since 1979. Some ruins of the churches and monastries destroyed by the eartquake of 1773 are really ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Guatemala Guatemala City
Standard business-class hotel, with a decent breakfast buffet and conveniently located in the Zona Viva. Rooms and hotel a bit dated.
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