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... at the beautiful fresh produce markets, cooked for ourselves for the first time in a while, made friends with two cool French girls at our hostel, soaked up the festive atmosphere, and slowed right down. Sam made some good money busking, allowing us to go out to a local bar we'd heard about from Greg and Liberty in Nicaragua. The bar was called Café No Sé (Cafe I don't know), a little underground hole-in-the-wall mescal bar. And it was literally a hole in the wall ...
... up we saw there were four successful kites flying high in the air. This really was a unique and fun experience. When we made it back to the meeting point I was happy to learn that we weren't going to miss out on seeing the larger kites being flown since it wasn't even going to be attempted. Sometimes, if the weather conditions are perfect for it, the kites are prepared with harnesses and many people to join in the attempt of flying them.
... With no anaesthetic Ian had 6 punto's (stitches) which are to be removed in a week.
The 3 of us then got a tuk tuk home.
Ian rested all day full of painkillers and so when when the others got back from the volcano trip we went out.
At The Sky Bar we saw a real live volcano actually erupt in the distance and then we went to Cafe No Se which has a hidden Mezcal bar and a creepy figure sat in the back called Mamosa who shared a drink with ...
All over Antigua Town, hostels, hotels, travel agents,metc are all offering trips to Pacaya at various costs. If you are just looking at transport (then pay Q50 entrance fee with guide at National Park) the price is around US$10 - don't pay any more than that! It is not necessary. There is usually a morning pickup time and an afternoon time. We got told pickup at 6am by our transport - which is a mini van.....that drops us off at a meeting point in town ...
... but other than that it's a very nice place to while away a few days in Guatemala. And, to be fair to the hostel, I am sitting on the rooftop with a beer looking out over at least three volcanos - one of which is looking slightly active! - whilst writing this.
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After walking around with our bags trying to fnd somewhere to stay that suited our budget and didn't have rooms that looked like prison cells ...