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
... Guatemala city on our own, we hung out in the bus station while valiantly battling off offers of over priced taxis until we found a safe shuttle to take us the final hour or so to Antigua. Just a tip here for future travellers on this route; some of the tour companies in Flores offer a ticket to Antigua via Guatemala city that includes this shuttle
for the same price as we got it buying directly from the bus company/shuttle owner. It might have proved for less ...
... 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 ...
... and water, she was ready for the 45 min hike to the summit, under the cover of darkness. The views going up stretched all the way out to Guatemala City and all the surrounding towns - absolutely beautiful! Shortly there after, we reached the summit and took up our vantage point with sleeping bags to keep us warm. It was a minus 5 degree morning, so sleeping bags were a must!
Pacaya was the first volcano to make a spectacle, off in the distance, with bright red ...
... Bus (pimped out school buses that take anywhere from 3-15 minutes to reach our destination) to Ciudad Vieja, where we start work at about 8:00 (more to come on that later). We are back around 1:15 for lunch, shower, a little walk, and a 4:00-6:00 Spanish lesson. In between Spanish and 7:00 dinner, we have taken to going to the Café Rainbow for a drink and the best WiFi in the city (we don't have any where we're staying)! After supper we visit with friends, ...
... After a short taxi ride, we arrived to a very smooth transition into Guatemala; we literally just wandered across the border, followed by a 1km walk to the closest cash machine and the bus station.
We hadn't intended to try out the chicken buses so soon, but before we knew it our bags were on the roof and we were sat in an old american school bus, where the seats that are surely meant for two children each hold three full grown adults. The ticket man ...