Mercure Casa Veranda Guatemala
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... my trip began and those days sure went fast. They weren't jam packed with 5 hours of spanish class and hundreds of new cultural experiences.
Anyways, hoping to take a few pictures on the bus ride to post later, but I figured I would post some now of some elements of the room I stayed in last night :)
... beers but it was probably something to do with the shot of tequila he had with his breakfast. The bar staff were trying to get the three of us to do shots at 9am because we were 'Irish' and the Irish were supposedly the 'best drinkers'. Myself and Gilly told them exactly where they could stick there shots of tequila but Billy 'big balls' thought it'd would be no problem. I have no doubt it shook him up even though he wasn't showing it. This New Zealand girl ...
... with dirt. This hotel was cleaned up and it was discovered to have been a highly sophisticated building from its origins. It had a full kitchen, fountains, courtyards, a large church, and even numerous graves. Walking through the grounds today, remnants of this rich and complex past is easily seen. There are three museums in the complex, a few different wedding sites, a candle factory, a chocolate factory, an art gallery, and preserved ruins from the original times. ...
... to go and sit in the park for a bit because all the so called 'secret underground after parties' hadn't started yet. Myself, Juan and the 2 new guys stopped to grab a beer on the way as by 3ish most places had closed and no other drinks were available. It is so weird in Guatemala, after 1 o'clock the police sit outside most the bars trying to stop them from opening and it's quite hard to find somewhere still open. Juan took us to one of these secret after parties on the way back ...
We went back to our host family, said bye, and had to make our way back to San Pedro to take a bus to Guatemala city. We ended up taking an open top truck , which really was an incredible roller coaster ride. Had a lot of fun doing that , and when we got to the bottom we had about 2 hours before we needed to take the bus, so I rented a kayak and kayaked in the lake for about an hour , that truly was a lot of fun and the lake really was easy to kayak in. After I was done ...