Barcelo Guatemala City
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
16th September .. Early to rise, taxi to the bus terminal, public bus to the airport and relatively easy check in. The lady at the desk wanted to see a copy of my ticket for my flights from Guatemala back to the UK in October. Thankfully I had one. At the baggage inspection area I was taken aside along with half a dozen other people and subjected …
Today was another long day on the road from Tikal back to Guatemala City, this time however, we stopped in Quirigua a Mayan archaeological site. This site was originally on United Fruit Company's land and was discovered quite accidentally. The site consist of many zoomorphic figures and large stelae. (Stelae are stone monoliths which record Mayan …
Today we met our tour group and set out for the National Archaeology Museum which documents Mayan history ( Guatemalan pre-Columbian cultures and extensive archaeological sites. ) We got to see lots of Mayan pottery and jewellery. Highlights for us were the Mayan Codice, the Tikal scale model and the amazing sculptures. Oscar was great at giving us …
Today we woke up to the sounds of strange birds and animals at our lodge in Costa Rica (Alajuela). We ended up having a nice dinner there the night before and got up early for the breakfast, which was wonderful. We ate outside and enjoyed great Costa Rican coffee and chow before heading out to the airport.
Unfortunately the transit rules …
Guatemala City the country's capitol is by far the largest town in the country. The city is located in a large valley dominated by the Agua Volcano. Guatemala City is rapidly becoming the biggest town of Central America, excluding Mexico of course, with a population of more than 2 million inhabitants. When you are there you do not have the …
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
We stayed here for two nights at the start of our Guatemalan tour. This is a business hotel and has great amenities. The bars and restaurants had great food and if you don't want to dine in, there are dozens of other great places within walking distance.
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