Posada Don Valentino
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
Afrejse fra Miami og ankomst til Guatemala, hvilket gik noget mere smooth end turen til Miami. Vi tog en taxa fra lufthavnen til Antigua, som anbefalet af vores rejsekonsulent, vi skulle jo nødigt udfordre skæbnen og gøre vores mødre yderligere bekymrede :-) taxachaufføren var ret snakkesagelig og vi må erkende at det …
... I decided perhaps to go back to my hotel and take a break before heading out later on for dinner although I was still quite full from lunch. Just outside my hotel room was a Hamic. I decided I needed some hammock time! Well a half hour later I woke from my nap refreshed and ready to explore some more! Okay, not so much...more hammock time. I went out to find a dinner spot and once again found myself enjoying the festivities in Central ...
... to write home about.
After dinner, we headed back towards to town centre and the procession route. The crowds were getting bigger for each new procession and it was getting difficult to get a good position to view it. The watching crowd and those actually in the procession seemed to meld into one and fill the entire street. We've been told it will just keep getting busier and the week goes on...
... alfombras of the week. At 4am giant floats as described earlier were carried out of the church and went on their way. By 6am we decided to have some breakfast and call it a night. We were up again at 11am for the crucifixion where statues of Jesus are put on crosses in churches across town. We snuck in another nap before at 3pm when the purple robes become black and the funeral processions begin. The floats no longer have statues of Jesus bearing the cross, but ...
... treasures from this period on display.
The hotel opened in June 1989. Thanks Mr Wikipedia.
Taken from the hotel web site, these were the main museums that I went into:
The Museums Promenade is a cultural route ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed