Quinta de las Flores
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Quinta de las Flores Antigua Guatemala
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
We finally arrived in Antigua from Montreal
via Atlanta, though unfortunately Allie’s bag decided to stay in the USA, so
that was fun. Antigua is a small
colonial town in Guatemala surrounded on all sides by Volcanoes, some still very
active. Having only 10 weeks in Central
America this time we have decided to concentrate only on the Southern
Countries, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, however Guatemala was ...
... here for some time, soaking in the peaceful atmosphere, and watching Volcan Fuego smoke in the distance.
In the evening, we headed back to the vegan place for more delicious grub. It didn't let us down.
After much research and much discussion, and speaking to several tour agencies, on Sunday 12th, we eventually booked ourselves onto a hike up Volcan Acatenango, to see Volcan Fuego do it's worst. The hike was the following day. As ...
... walk is flat and through the town but then things change. The are steps and more steps. It was quite hot too and by the time I reached the top I was all out of puff. I had told Jess not to bother with the climb because of her sore knee but I think Maggie goaded her into climbing so it was a huge surprise to see her reach the top! We had lunch at a place called La Fonda de la Calle Real which serves up traditional food in ...
... old with veneer peeling off in stark contrast to the school in Guatemala City with bright, cheerful classrooms and new equipment, just the difference in level of funding.
It was interesting to me to see the difference in the two schools, the first with a 1.6 million dollar annual budget and this one with about one-half million dollar annual budget, both serving between 400-600 children. http://www.eftc.org.uk ...
... for the shuttle to Antigua as there were already other 2 girls going the same direction and the driver was happy to set off with the 4 of us ( although there are around 12 seats). It took us sometime to get out of Guatemala City as it was early evening and there was lots of traffic. Interesting first encounter with the country seeing everywhere guards with big guns. As in all big cities, there are some very poor areas and you ...