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... McDonalds. The building itself is nice, but the grounds are the best part. There's a lovely garden, complete with hummingbirds, where every single table has a killer view of the volcano. I hadn't eaten at a McDonalds for at least a year, but we'd heard about how exceptional this one was, and couldn't resist checking it out for breakfast one morning.
After rushing through El Salvador and Honduras, we gifted ourselves the better part of a week to sit still here. ...
... Ah could get half a fag in there"
Reception lady agreed hospital was the right place and as off we went vibrating on the miles of cobbled streets.
The hospital was interesting, we couldn't speak to the hospital staff but used obvious pointing and our hostel reception lady to help with the forms.
A young man with trainers and a bomber jacket came out. He appeared to be Ian's doctor/nurse. Sewing wasn't his strongest skill but what ...
... four nights in Antigua and miss out on Lake Atitlan and the surrounding highland areas, which is supposed to be great but we will have to save it for another time. Travelling is hard sometimes!
As it turns out, we couldn't really ask for a better place to spend three days. Yes, our hostel is about as basic as they come - I almost feel like marking the days off by scratching them into the wall of our room, because it is very much like a ...
... that whilst travelling there are so many people in need and you can’t help them all, but we knew in this situation that for the cost of less than the coffee tour that we just went on, we could directly make the life of one guy some much better!
It was Friday again at this point, which meant time to get ready for our hike. Seeing as we had the briefing the week before we didn’t attend as we knew what to pack and got ourselves ready. The following morning we ...
... Upon arriving in Antigua we learned that we had signed up to volunteer with As Green As It Gets, an NGO that created and now supports a cooperative of coffee farmers and their families, who work the fields on the side of the volcano Agua. We were amazed and totally hooked on this organization the minute we started chatting with Devon, our warm and welcoming volunteer coordinator. To hear ...