Hotel La Sin Ventura
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... in a town called Chichicastenango - 140km from Guatemala City to visit their famous markets, set out in the mountains at an altitude of 6500 FT. The markets sold handicrafts, colourful woven textiles, fresh produce, household supplies, live chickens, turkeys and even cattle! We visited the fruit and veg market - one hectic place! We picked up a few souvenirs and had a great local lunch!
We stayed on Lake Atitlan for 2 ...
... a truck load of chickens, or to the fact that Central Americans occasionally transport live animals on such buses–a practice that visitors from other countries often find remarkable.
Often two young men will partner in the operation of a bus, one of whom will have his ...
We had a lazy morning and a pretty heavy night. However managed to stomach abit of breakfast which was free at the hostel, pancakes and bananas which was a relief from the usual beans and eggs. At breakfast we were introduced to the sunday fun day club which was started by two Aussie lads. This involved dressing up in the most horrendous and outrageous looking shirt you could find. So later on we headed to the market to buy a something for Sunday Fun day. The market ...
... with my tour group in sunday night and start my 17 day tour :)
I will leave you with a few price comparasions cause thats always interesting.
US $1 approx Q $8 or AUS $1 approx Q $7 - so comparing to aussie dollars...
AUS $8 for 6 inch sub with drink
AUS $.70 for bottle of water
AUS $2.80 bottle of corona
AUS $20 for dinner nice restaurant, local chicken dish and 2 margaritas
AUS $15 for acrylic nail backfill :)
... Guatemala are not involved in their local community. However, Iglesia Galilea church believes that as Christians we are called to help the poor and that is exactly what they are doing. We seem to have a similar condition in Canada and I hope that churches will start to catch the same vision as Iglesia Galilea. The church has an important mandate and role to play and I hope that churches will start to pick it up and run with it.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Sin Ventura Antigua Guatemala
Good for a night's stay, comfy beds, clean rooms, nice hot shower... very noisy though with windows facing corridors with music blaring from a disco and a bar downstairs.
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