Hotel Palacio Chico 1850
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... some point on this trip, but not this soon!! My 5 girls I'm sharing my room with are just becoming more and more like sisters - due to the amount we have shared with each other... I'm sorry but I can't deal with seeing anyone else's poo in the toilet - (oh yeah you can't flush the toilet in Central America... Lovely isn't it!) I have a found a soulmate - Jenny. She's part of my group and she is my other half... I'm beginning ...
... as a UNESCO world heritage site. Antigua Guatemala (meaning Ancient Guatemala) or as everyone calls it "Antigua" was the Capital of Guatemala until the 1773 earthquake and was called the grand name of "Santiago de Los Caballeros de Guatemala" Translated as Saint James of the knights of Guatemala - there is an imposing statue of one of them on top of the hill overlooking Antigua. The Jade Museum contained a workshop where you could view the jade being made into ornaments and ...
... we were woken up at 4am by the guide to hike up the remaining 497m to the crater at the summit of Acetenango, and see the sun rise from behind the surrounding volcanos, and hopefully see an eruption from Fuego. Jen wisely decided to stay at the camp incase the bug decided to make a comeback! I set off on the hike with the rest of the group and we entered into the toughest part of the hike. Now it was what felt like 1 step forward 2 steps slide back! Eventually we made it to ...
... a community began to band together to form cooperatives of support and training of the next generation of weavers. This has brought a great impact on social order in which the successful women become the bread-winners in the family.
The most important part of the Maya woman's costume is the huipil or the blouse. The weave, design and style of each huipil is indicative of the village it is from. The traditional blouse is worn pulled over the head through an ...
... communal supper with the rest of the guests while Sophie threw up into a bucket all night. Good times! The following day we lounged around in the hammocks listening to some great live music, all the while still being gently ashed on by the volcano. It's the first time in my life I've ever seen the weather forecast just read 'smoke'. Then our two days at the Earth Lodge were over and we returned to Antigua where we had another two ...