Hotel Palacio Chico 1850
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... down to the tour desk to book an early morning tour up Volcán Pacaya followed by a dinner of comida tipica. Trying to beat the clouds and rain, we opted for a 6am tour which put us at the base of the walk up Volcán Pacaya an hour later. Sadly, at the start of our tour we were informed that the red lava that had been visible since the last eruption in 2010 stopped flowing last year. Although we were slightly disappointed, the 1.5 hour walk up the volcano and ...
Today was our second long travel day, but Walter had a few "discoveries" for us to break up the trip. these included a stop at a coffee processing coop, a walk through a weekly market, a lunch stop at an upscale mall, a stop at a little museum where there were skeletons of a prehistoric giant sloth and a wooly mammoth, and a visit to the oldest church in Guatemala, and surely one of the most beautiful. It was fun ...
... signs hanging out of shops or restaurants in Antigua but we finally got there and it didn't disappoint. It was like a Roman Villa which had been turned into a Mcdonalds and in the garden there was an incredible view of the Volcano. Filled ourselves up with chicken nuggets and chips and headed up to the viewpoint. The walk up wasn't nearly as bad as the one in Phi phi in Thailand but it was tough enough and we had to stop a few times so we ...
... like the unofficial capital of the country. Due to the constant earthquakes, the government shifted to Guatemala City, but the tourists still flock to Antigua. Around the town are numerous ruined churches. Some have been restored, but a lot have just been left to fall apart. The town follows the familiar grid pattern so it is easy to navigate the streets and most things radiate from the central parque with plenty of bars and restaurants leading off it. Many of ...
... which we clearly needed!)
It was an enjoyable 3 hour walking tour where we visited the main square and main massive cathedral off of that built by Mayan slaves, enslaved by the conquering Spanish! I tried some local cuisine from a food stall, meat filled pastries smothered in sour cream and guacamole. ...