Hotel Convento Santa Catalina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
Well I've been back a few days, and feel like I've recovered from my 11 hour trip. I thought I'd update on things around town. Some sights and sounds as it were. The gaping hole in the street has been almost filled in, but the remaining gap has been covered over by a board and surrounded by pylons and yellow tape. I feel safer, but still cross over when I come to the corner. The coolest thing of note about "crossing over" is that ive noticed Dominoes delivers---On mopeds ...
... the Antigua market and on the way the same thing happened, people were laughing at me and taking pictures, but anyways the market was full of clothes, bracelets, food, tourist type items, etc. I was super excited because my 4 outfits are getting a little old. I asked Anthony if I could get some new stuff and he said "of course, whatever you want on your birthday!" (What a gem he is!) so the hunt was on! I found 4 new shirts, a couple headbands and some flip flops (because I ...
... top. But on the days we were here cloud would cling to the volcano, even when it was sunny in town, so we didn't get to go up. We also didn't get to see it erupting sadly. Some nights you can see the red lava in the dark spurting from the volcano, or a plume of smoke during the day. But the volcano remained silent and inactive whilst we were there. But we still have a chance of seeing an active volcano when we go to Ecuador so all is not ...
... so we get back to the beginning and try again. We reach the Jade Museum which is the drop off point an hour after our due time so have to set off at a trot to meet Elizabeth, who is waiting for us with our missing person already there! She explained that the haze in the sky and black dust on the ground was due to an eruption from the volcano about 2 miles away only 4 days before, the first for 50 years! Now we can get started, La Antigua is an old Spanish Colonial style ...
... br> The other busses are beautifully decorated, clean and shiny, very proud drivers, polishing and cleaning them all the time.
Super bowl final was on that evening,and we went to Riley's, an Irish pup to watch and have a few beers.