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 …
After being delayed on the runway for an hour, I finally made it to Guatemala City. When we started to land, the person next to me started telling me the about the different volcanoes and lakes. Everything is covered with lush green trees. There are mountains of tree everywhere I looked from the sky. When I got off the plane, I had a refreshing …
... could even digest lunch, and we were discussing dinner plans.
Cesar was telling me all day to get ready for "traditional Guatemalan food". He planned to take me to a place for dinner that specialized in serving native dishes. I guess we could have gone to a street vendor, but this place was much nicer. Kacao was the name, and it was constructed like a typical Guatemalan building with banana leaves as a roof, and ...
... a hot, sunny day on the Campo de Futbol in San Juan the short but surprisingly spry legs of the Guatemalans proved the difference as Inter's much older, and somewhat beer- and smoke-addled, bodies ground to a virtual standstill as the game wore on. Some opportunistic goal scoring gave Inter the lead early on and the score line went back and forth for the better part of 60 minutes before a brutal combination of sunstroke, age and unclean living led to a sharp decrease ...
... out and see the place. This was halted pretty fast as it started to **** down in the afternoon and did so every afternoon we were there.
On the following days we did a walking tour of the city which included old chapels and cathedrals as well as the central park.
We learnt that Antigua was devistated by 2 large earthquakes in the 17 hundreds which saw many of its buildings crumble and many people were killed. Some ...
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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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