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... into thinking I speak Spanish.........for around 10 minutes.....but then that was it. Fortunately for me, once again, Frederick spoke perfect English....phew, otherwise it could have been a very long quiet hike.
We set off from a village on the outskirts of Xela and started climbing higher and higher. The walk was pretty steep and it was still dark with the sun just coming up which made for an interesting start to the day but you could still tell we were walking through ...
So I thought I'd give you an insight and a little of my thoughts on Guatemala. First and foremost I have really enjoyed the country. It has a wealth of variety in landscape, peoples and resources. It has also certainly had it fair share of misfortune in the past with a very long civil war after a gaining independence long ago in 1821. Staying for while in Xela and speaking to serval of the teachers at Utatlan Escula de Español, not to mention staying with a ...
... Welt. Die Gegend um den Lago de Atitlán ist sehr stark dominiert von einer indogenen Maya Bevoelkerung, den Tz'utujil and den Kaqchike, deren traditionelle Kleidung aus bunten, sehr kunstvoll gewebten Stoffen besteht, die von Frauen und von Maennern getragen wird.
Was uns allerdings stark aufgefallen ist, ist das viele Juengere Einheimische Jeans und T-Shirt tragen, was man ihnen ja nicht veruebeln kann, aber in ...
... When they talk slow, I can usually get the main idea of the conversation, but mostly I am totally lost. My dictionary has become my new best friend. In a typical lesson, my teacher will go through a verb, give me some examples of how to use it, and then ask me to use it. At this point I usually realize I have no idea what the word we have been talking about for the last five minutes even means, so I look it up and we start again. My poor teacher. It would have been ...
... br> La ville n'a rien d'exceptionnel, mais après la superficielle Antigua, on se sent enfin au Guatemala. Pour preuve, dans les quelques bars où nous sommes allés, il ne fallait pas compter parler anglais, et les quelques touristes rencontrés, curieusement, s'essayaient tous à l'espagnol. Alors que nous étions en boîte, nous croisons le fils de l'hôtel, qui nous emmène chez un de ses amis finir la soirée. Dans cette ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking