Casa Santo Domingo
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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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Today we woke up fairly late, still feeling tired but we didn't want to waste the day. He headed to the supermarket and got some rolls, ham and choco milk. Breakfast of kings. We were unsure what to do today. We had heard good things about the half day volcano tour and chocolate making workshop but were quite indecisive. Back at our hostel some of our roomates, Max and Stefan from Austria and Germany recommended the Cross on the ...
... out they are called “muletas”. We found these at a local pharmacy and made haste for the town square not knowing if Elwin understood me earlier to be there at 4PM. Within moments we found Elwin wandering, wandering very slowly, and I tapped him on the shoulder. He turned and he quickly noticed the brand new pair of crutches I had in my hand. This instantly brought a smile to his face - and ours! He was so pleased to have new crutches, but more importantly two crutches. ...
... the usual gestures to indicate we had enjoyed the meal, rubbing our stomachs, etc, but it was tough until recently when we picked up some of the language.
Our school is awesome. It's called Ixchel school of Spanish and it seems to be one of the popular schools in Antigua. I not sure if Mel mentioned, but Antigua is well known for its Spanish schools. Lots of gringo's (offensive term for whitey's) come here to learn the language because its so cheap, and it's also a ...
... for her family and 40 other people. She had pictures to satisfy my curiosity of what that would look like. At the market, there were also squirrels and illegal iguanas, who apparently have "carne especial"(special meat). I bought fruit unique to Guatemala called zapote and anona, and vegetables similar to a squash called peruleros as well as plantains. I cooked the peruleros and plantains with señora Beatrice at our homestay and she showed me how to prepare them in a ...
... person said, "you are going to love it there. It is so beautiful." It was that, and more. If you have read any post before this one you know I travel without expectation. I do this because I love being pleasantly (and sometimes, but rarely, unpleasantly) surprised. The things you hear sitting at home are often views or opinions influenced by the media or of someone who hasn't been, and are almost always unfortunate generalizations. For ...