Las Farolas Hotel
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... We began in the hottest pool, which was 41 degrees celsius. It was really nice at the beginning, but it quickly got too hot for me. I sat up a little in it to keep my chest out of the water. In the 10 minutes we spent in this pool, Jason and I both sweat a lot. Next, we spent 10 minutes in a cold pool at 24 degrees, which obviously felt even colder after coming from the hot pool. While we were in this pool, we were brought out strawberry banana fruit ...
... great views of three other volcanoes; Agua, Acatenango, and Fuego (the latter also active, with periodic bursts of smoke/steam/gas visible). As we rounded a corner of the mountain we got a great view of the crater, the smoke/steam/gases coming out, and the various lava flows. We couldn't go to the top as the gases are poisonous, so we had to settle for great views of the crater and toasting marshmallows over the still steaming ...
... before the storm came in and it poured and poured with rain. We got caught in the rain - we didn't venture too far from the hostel after that. We were lucky this was the first lot of rain we had seen since Washington. We sat round, read and headed out for dinner with a friend across the road from the hostel. We were done with Antigua for now, but still had plans to come back twice before we left it for good.
... market that sold just about everything including any mask you could think of to help you rob tourists.
We visited a couple of the colonial Churches and were impressed to see still intact a couple of the sawdust carpets on display. These things were epic. They usually comprise of sand and sawdust of all different colours and are ...
... woken up and have to evacuate down the mountain the way we came in the middle of the night! We weren't feeling too optomistic as we huddled into our tents and tried to get a little sleep.
At 2.30am we were awoken by an almightly explosion! It was so loud it felt like it was right outside our tent! Half panicked and asleep we were up shouting 'Volcano, Volcano, Volcano!!!' and trying to get the zip of the tent open! What a change it was from when we ...