Hotel Posada De Don Rodrigo
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We traveled to Antigua only to mount the bikes that awaited us to cross around the city. The ride brought us to a square where the locals did their laundry, a church, and a macadamia farm. The next day a long walk awaited us, a walk over the Pacaya volcano, where the lava was so close to the surface you could roast marshmallows at some point in the mountain.
... PANIC!!! Trying to call booking.com, no luck. They're looking, I'm like okay I'll go somewhere else! Finally 20 minutes and they found the full page printout of my reservation! They show me room 2! A room bigger than my condo! With a seating area, a bathroom the size of both my bathrooms at home. A loft with flat screen and double bed. All for $70 for 2 nights!! Well enough room talk, off to explore Antigua. I tried to figure ...
... with a white head scarf. It was chaos and we couldn't understand what was going on - some kids were heading towards the church while others were walking away.
Oddly enough, the procession started shortly after the final whistle of the football match. Dozens of purple robed boys walked ahead of the float carried by 60 boys. The band behind the float played sombre music as the float gently rocked from side ...
Almost as an offering to these processions, families and businesses prepared 'alfombras’ along the procession routes. These carpet-like artworks made of sawdust, pine needles, flowers, glitters, fruit and almost anything else decorated the roads throughout town. The idea is to prepare this road-art so that it is ready and as perfect as possible in the moment the procession arrives. The procession then walks right over it, absolutely destroying it. Knowing ...
In their main plaza it seemed like a wedding was about to begin judging by the set up and way the guests were dressed. I was a bit under dressed!
So thanks Bec for this highlight of today.
Wish I could ...