El Carmen Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
Jaci started her Spanish immersion classes to practice her conversational skills and Jecca went with a group to build stoves for families in some urban areas. At lunch time they met up at the Christian colegio Kairos where Jaci stayed to help the kids with a science lesson/demo on solar power and Jecca went back to finish her stoves. It was a long day and we ended up taking naps for dinner. xD
... enticed me to buy a huge bunch... Oh well, not this time. The artisan markets were across the road, these are permanent with the stalls surrounding each courtyard complete with a fountain. Marimba bands play here on Saturdays, none of this music for me though...not my taste. It was a mouthwatering excursion and the amount of fruit that I am eating is phenomenal. Hazel and I will make another foray here to the Artisan ...
Up at 05:30 but sleeping well away from The Fan. We were collected and drove for about an hour. Kids sold us walking sticks and off we went. The volcano walk was a climb of about 500 metres, taking us to about 2500 over sea level. If you struggled there were men selling the services of their horses which we declined. Ian hates horses. We got the opportunity to toast marshmallows. Nothing funny ...
... in my portfolio.
With a full tank and an unblemished budget, el Burro and I whizzed our way to the colonial town of Antigua. My GPS hadn't a clue what was going on in this little town, so I figured my way around using the Lonely Planet map and identifiable landmarks.
With Holy Week finished, this picturesque town living beneath 3 volcanos was fairly dormant. I pretty much had the place to myself, and a handful ...
As Ben lies in bed sick with a stomach bug, Belinda catches up on blogs.
After a seven hour bus ride we arrived in Antigua. It was late afternoon and we were pretty hungry so we headed out to a bakery and enjoyed some fresh healthy food for what ended up being a late lunch, early dinner. We spent the evening wandering around town and enjoying delicious homemade ice cream - strawberry & red wine ...