Hotel Casa Antigua
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
Hola mi amigos... just landed in guatemala city this morning so im skipping the hawaii/disney blogs and will get back to those ones soon... I promise ;p
The flight here from LAX was five hours and left at midnight. No i did not sleep. Flew with delta and interestingly even their boarding calls were in spanish, yeah i thought that was weird …
Back in Antigua we met up with Rich from our San Blas tour who wed left behind in bocas a few weeks ago for another night of beers.
We woke on Friday knowing we had to leave this city before the drink scene completely took a hold of us and we became louts.
A great introduction to a new country, we were excited to move on and see what else Guatemala has to offer after months of listening to people rave about this "amazing" place.
... real people.
There are many aspects that go into the Easter celebrations, but for me the most incredible part is watching people make carpets. The carpets are meant to be an offering. They are created specifically for the procession to walk over them. People start at 10 or 11:00pm the day before a procession and often don't sleep in order to finish by the time the procession leaves the church, around mid-morning, in their march toward the center ...
... Volcanic eruption! Just a few miles out of town there was this huge eruption with tons of ash being hurled up into the air. Everyone got up to watch and enjoy the show then 5 minutes later we all calmly went back to our seats and continued as if nothing had happened.
After class we headed back to grab our stuff and moved to our new homestay. I think we were all much happier here. Although further away from our school we ...
... at another bar and did some Spanish revision there to make sure we didn't let the things we learnt in Antigua slip before heading back to our hostel for some sleep.
Before we left El Tunco for San Salvador, Sean had another pre-breakfast surf - his last before hitting Nicaragua in a week or so. We headed up to the main road to catch the bus to San Salvador, the start of our journey to the Bay Islands in Honduras.We caught the direct local bus to San ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed