Posada El Antano
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... one reason or another we always seem to attract these ******* crackpots. As we sat down on the bus there was this old guy who immediately starting asking loads of questions about where we were from. He was Canadian but he kept insisting he was 'scotch' and that we were brothers. Straightaway you could tell he was an absolute ******* loon. He was wearing this Rastafarian Bob Marley hat with a tweed jacket and pair of old jeans and had a big grin ...
... reminded me of the sort of buildings you might have seen in spaghetti westerns, so that you almost expect to see Yul Bryner and Steve McQueen come galloping around the corner. That might be a bit of a lazy stereotype, but it has an old world, colonial type of feel to it and it is easy to see why tourists are attracted to the town. Being only an hour or so from Guatemala City and its airport has its advantages.
And that should be the next stop on this trek.
... and flying down the steep roads around Antigua back into town! Definitely my highlight of the day, well apart from the exploding volcano.
We would definitely like to come back one day and hike up one of the volcanoes overnight but alas we had not time on this trip.
Well what a day of culture it has been. We were greeted by Harold who was full of the joys of spring. He told us that the gathering crowds and music were because it was the day when the local waiters raced around the cobbled streets for monetary prizes. Everyone had turned out to watch, take photos and cheer their colleagues on. Ladies race first and then the men, the lead man shooting off at a rate of knots which on the cobbles was no mean feat. I should say they ...
... streets of colonial Antigua definitely reminded us of our time in many European cities. So far, this city seems exciting and friendly and I am looking forward to experiencing some of what it has to offer. During our walk around the city, we found a gym that allows daily walk ins for great prices, which makes me happy! We had to switch hotel rooms since the hotel we are staying at is booked for the weekend. Luckily, we found a hotel literally across the street ...