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TravelPod Member ReviewsMayan Inn Chichicastenango
This was a nice place, very historic but comfortable. The service was excellent and the location was very good. We would stay here again.
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Travel Blogs from Chichicastenango
... off is exactly what everyone needed! And of course we used it wisely... We slept... All day... All weekend... Heading back to the city tomorrow and I wish I could have enjoyed San Cristobal more but never mind... Peter the parasite and Benny the bacteria kept me company all week and of course my amazing team kept me smiling! Can't even imagine how hard it will be to say bye to everyone next Monday... Oh lord... I'm gonna cry already... Peace and love kids ...
... an eye. We past the old city of Antigua, it was devastated in a Lahar (mud) flow in the 1500's and the city was moved a whole 7 miles to where Antigua is today. The countryside was fairly rural with agriculture occupying every hill. The landscape is verdant and plants that I look after tenderly in Australia just grow rampantly anywhere. In San Antonio we stopped at the cooperative we were visiting and entered a very modest building with an ...
... we arrived at Chichicastenango, our driver parked in a garage where it was bumper to bumper mini vans, luckily we could leave our back packs on the bus because he was there all day and they would be safe (a BIG consideration). We were meet by official guides complete with ID and special vests offering to takes us around, for a price. We decided on one and bargained 150 Quetsalas for us both for the day ($30 Australian). Mario turned out to be a ...
... fires on the altars. We climb the stairs to enter the church, which is dark and smoky. Altars are placed down the center of the very large and high vaulted open church. The locals are burning offerings on the small alters- candles, flower petals and white rum. The wooden walls and ceiling are stained dark from all of the ages of smoke. It adds to the overall feeling of awe and foreboding.
We're then broken up into smaller groups to better deal with the ...
... to myself. Once again I ate breakfast in the sunny courtyard, this time reading Rigoberta Menchu. I then went for a run up to the lookout point again, and I ran into the cutest Guatemalan ladies that became my cheerleaders as I was running up all the stairs to the top. My day was already made at that point, but just to make it extra great I TOOK A CHOCOLATE MAKING CLASS. I learned a bunch of ff, like cocoa comes from South America, but was brought ...