Quinta de las Flores
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... and the kids are at recess when we enter. First a tour where we learn a little about the school and the students who attend classes here. The students come from a very poor hillside farming community, about a 45-minute walk away. Their homes have no running water, have dirt floors and I try to imagine what that might be like during Guatemala’s long rainy season.
The school serves about 500 ...
... slums on the hills but equally you pass by huge shopping malls and companies, brands you find all over the globe these days. The road to Antigua started very nice and there were some good views on the mountains but it started to rain and got dark very soon. As we drove into Antigua, all the bars and restauarnts were open but empty. As I read before there were streets lined up only with hostels, hotels, restarants, and travel ...
Both of us were up early so after Tom's coffee and my soda we headed to the market. Antigua has a pretty large market so it took us about 2 hours to walk around the check it out. Didn't really buy anything but had fun watching all the people. Then took off for the other side of town to check out the old churches. Total walk was about 4 hours and then it was time for a few beers. Did a little more walking and picked up beer and fried chicken and took to the room and crashed. ...
... very isolated and natural paradise of Semuc Champey. We had heard great comments from other travellers who had visited this area but no words or even photos can describe this magical place. To get to Semuc Champey is a journey in itself, a steep, winding and very bumpy dirt road up one side of a mountain and zig zagging down the other side while holding on tight and standing, in the back of a 4WD pickup truck.
On our ...
... the temperature is only some 22C the humidity must be 90%, I was perspiring so much just from walking that it was hard to get enough water.
Coffee is handpicked in the dry season, November to March. Each mature plant produces about 12.5 kg of picked beans, and an experienced picker manages only 15kg per shift, 07.00-13.00hrs. The beans loose 90% of their weight in processing and drying and one bush should produce 1kg of Class A coffee beans, and a ...