Hotel Posada Dona Luisa
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
On Easter Sunday in place of an Easter Egg hunt we decided to do a chocolate making class at the local chocolate shop. Guatemala has the perfect conditions for Cacao and Chocolate was the old money of the Mayan's. It was awesome fun making our own truffles and despite us eating a lot of the chocolate we ended up with 30+ chocolates to take away with us. I had already eaten more chocolate than I have probably eaten in 10yrs but ...
... us. I guess they never want you to leave your computer and quit working.
After getting a few things done, we took an "early lunch" at 12:30, and the place was empty! The place was called Country Pizza. It is supposed to be a "country" theme american restaurant with pictures of John Wayne on the wall and Garth Brooks playing over the speakers. The pizza is cooked in a wooden stove, and takes about 30 minutes to cook. When ...
... waters just carried us out. I was on a huge adrenalin rush at this stage and could not believe what we had just done.
The next part of the tour was very relaxing and scenic as we floated in inner tubes down the Cahabon river for 3km's. The only thing we had to watch out for were a couple of floating branches. Next was hiking up to the Mirador (Lookout) and it was a workout, but the view from the top made it ...
... was interesting at first but couldnt find the way out and it was smelly and busy and I didnt like it lol. But I survived to tell the story haha.
Stopped into the chocolate museum, that stuff as been round for years lol.
Took a few pics of cathedrals from the outside but not really interested in going inside.
Tonight I have a pizza craving of all things, so found a place with pizza, margaritas, free wifi and a pumping sound system. ...
... something going on each night of the week. But the dangerous thing about a popular and big backpacker destination is that there is something going on each night of the week. So I spent a few more nights around to all the local watering holes and a saddened my liver. Now, all the bars close at 1 a.m., so obviously the longer nights were spent at one of the few afterhours bars. It is a funny feeling walking to an unmarked door, knocking, and then answering to two ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed