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
... 5,000 ft., it's surrounded by volcanos. People love the climate here. It's unfortunate that Antigua Guatemala has been discovered, so it's expensive to own a home here. Guess I won't be buying one!!
Back in Antigua, some of us stop for a demonstration and shopping opportunity at the Jade Museum. The presentation was interesting and I decided to invest in a Jade birthday present for myself! Jade was really important to the Maya, many even had Jade decoratively imbedded ...
... our passport. The most difficult crossing was into Honduras, where they took our fingerprints and pictures. It seemed a little strange they were so careful with us and yet massive amounts of drugs cross through the country. Once into Guatemala, we were back into volcano land. The country seemed slightly more prosperous than Honduras. There was a large police and armed guard presence everywhere even in the parking lot of a restaurant we stopped at ...
... cheating, but bugger it, sometimes you are allowed to take the easy way. Our driver, who owned the company, was happy to give us some advice about places to see in El Salvador also.
On Sunday we visited the historic centre of town. The highlight was the market, which sprawled through two buildings and into several streets. It was happily chaotic, loud, and offered everything, legal and otherwise. The historic ...
... day trip with a lot of other hours on a bus to Chichicastenango: as already mentioned, we left the market looking like two mules laden with merchandise; the town with the unpronounceable name is very pretty even without the market, with a couple of churches in the middle of the stalls, and the people are very friendly and smiling. Everyone is trying to sell you everything: some chase you down the streets, others try to drag you into their stalls, and all aim ...
... another day for the safety level warning to go down so we could hike the volcano we enjoyed roaming and exploring the incredible streets of Antigua. There was so much to take in, not just beautiful shops and amazing architecture but the locals were so vibrant. Busy doing a million different things as the world went by. We found ourselves down by the giant market, wandering throughout the crazy amount of stalls selling what seemed like exactly the same stuff at each one. I couldn't work ...