Casa Santo Domingo
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Jstevison17 stayed here on Sep 21, 2013 during their trip titled: Jstevison17's Great Adventure.
... The houses have walls and doors also put in by the early Spaniards, and they are also immutable (and beautiful). But behind these low walls and a single door lie beautiful modern patios and restaurants and showrooms and coffee shops and flowers and whole homes you would never believe existed. Nothing is more than two stories high.
Antigua may be old, but it is now incredibly chic. Fashionable hotels abound. There ...
... the lava flows regrettably there was no red lava visible, although in places there was smoke or steam rising from the lava.
Guatemala has 37 volcanoes with 6 active so finally we had achieved one aim – we had seen a live volcano. As we turned to descend a very heavy thunderstorm started and before we got to the bottom our guide was lighting the track with a flashlight.
On our first morning we had started our walking tour of Antigua ...
... realized I kept capturing the same simple images of Antigua. I guess that is a reflection of myself. Thank you, FFT and PEF, for this journey and the educational impact that will result in Chattanooga. My school and students are in for a real ...
... died. My teachers father and uncle were amongst them. Not surprisingly, the scars run deep. Talking with locals, I get the sense there's a nervousness afoot with current and future frisson, not solely between locals and government, but the growing ex pat community here and the fact Antigua becomes increasingly more diluted as European and American property owners swoop in for a piece of the pie, thus raising housing and living prices and forcing local dwellers to move on. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Santo Domingo Antigua Guatemala
One of the most interesting hotels I have used for travel. Everything had a purpose, playing as a museum and hotel. At night, the candlelit walkways looking over loose rose petals in vases of water was romantic and soothing.
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