Posada El Antano
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... It seemed like a nice little place though. When we arrived at the hostel I was attacked by one of the ducks, seriously, he bit me. It didn't hurt, no teeth, but still, attack ducks?
Friday was a marathon. At about 8:30 we got a ride with the hostel owner to Ahuachapán where we got a bus to the border. Crossing the border was easy, apart from the walk over the bridge and up the hill. Then we waited 20 minutes for the bus ...
... is the best place for architecture that we have gone to so far. It is a beautiful blend of colonial buildings and five-hundred year-old churches. The streets there are all made of cobblestone, and if you want to take a tuk-tuk anywhere you are in for a bumpy ride. It was a lot like Granada (Nicaragua), but much more than in Granada you can walk a few blocks in any direction and find yourself at a crumbling ruin ...
... Rach had a minor fall but made it relatively unscathed.
In the deepest part of the cave we climbed up this very precarious rock face to take a plunge into the pool beneath us. This was about a 4m drop and we had to try to avoid the overhanging rock structures and aim it just right in the center of the pool. Scary, yet exhilarating stuff.
On the return journey our guide took us another way out which led to ...
... find was a dental one where they just stared at me blankly like the two zombie cockneys. I failed, so went went with approach two – visit the market and buy steak and spinach overload! I mixed the spinach in some mash potato which turned out green which was pretty odd – but using the kitchen and cooking meals that probably could be shared between 4 people slowly started to do the trick!
2 days in, and I was back climbing mountains, more specifically 'The ...
... It used to be the capital of Guatemala, until they moved it to Guatemala City because there were too many earthquakes. It's surrounded by volcanoes, and one of them is still very active, it erupts 3 times a year. I'll attach some photos of the place in this entry too.
Learning the language has been tough. I was kind of expecting to be fluent after a couple of days, but that appears to have been optimistic. Both Mel and I have had some very frustrating days, not feeling like we ...