Hotel Meson del Valle
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... on our last trip. I also destroyed a couple of bits of fried chicken from Pollo Granjero our favourite fried chicken joint. Fried chicken is a Guatemalan staple food and Pollo Granjero is the best take away restaurant around. I was extremely sad to bid it fair well.
We wandered around a few monuments in the afternoon and found out that Saint Chris had been desanctified we’re not sure for what but potentially ...
... it used to be in North Carolina. Duke bought the plant about 6 years ago, however it was already 10 years old and did not meet emission standards in NC. They disassembled it piece by piece and "shipped" it to Guatemala, then re-assembled it! I cannot really understand how this could have been cheaper than just building a plant with local materials.
We finished up around 5pm and changed out of our steel toed boots, ...
... Upon arriving in Antigua we learned that we had signed up to volunteer with As Green As It Gets, an NGO that created and now supports a cooperative of coffee farmers and their families, who work the fields on the side of the volcano Agua. We were amazed and totally hooked on this organization the minute we started chatting with Devon, our warm and welcoming volunteer coordinator. To hear ...
... Gefühl hätten, wir würden den Hike nicht schaffen, dies aber nachlassen würde. Haha wie im Himmel soll ich sechs Stunden überleben, wenn ich mich schon nach zwanzig Minuten so ausgelaugt fühle?! Der Weg bestand hauptsächlich aus schwarzem Sand und jeder Schritt war mit grosser Anstrengung verbunden. Langsam, SEHR langsam kam ich voran und fand mein Tempo in der Mitte zwischen all den Jungs und einem mexikanischen Pärchen. ...
... and went partying with them.
It's not all too exaggerated to say, that we were the highlight of the evening and after that night, a lot of strangers on the street recognized us. Guillaume actually even found himself a date, maybe a bit because of his charms too - but definitely because of the hat!
We finished our last organisations for the big hike on saturday, sat with the whole tourgroup in the adventureshop for the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking