Conquistador Hotel & Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
... tracks" which probably wasn't a good idea as it is a travel movie about a lady who traveled from Alice springs to the west coast of Aus by foot and camel. There is now a large chance that I will end up walking with camels somewhere. My stop over in Texas was good as I was greeted with staff wearing cowboy hats and a hilarious accent, I spoke to a group of high schoolers ...
... and storefronts designed in Spanish colonial style. Cupolas top red-tile roofs. Residents sip cappucinos and lattes under red umbrellas in the sleek silver chairs of cafes facing a cobble-stone promenade.
I did not take many pictures today, but will make up for it tomorrow. I will be visiting another power plant, and attending a yearly awards dinner for the Central American team in Antigua.
... for not more than a few minutes, but that was long enough for Alison to be pickpocketed – money taken out of a zipped pocket in her jacket. So three times we were targeted during our short visit to Guatemala. Our guide, Gary bemoaned the passing of the good old days of military dictatorship when the streets were safer and the police could be bought off with a cheap bribe!! Hopefully, Guatemala’s future is a lot brighter than that!! ...
... multi-coloured embroidered skirts and dresses. Our destination is the city’s “Mercado Central”, a vast multi-level mostly underground market selling both food and daily necessities and locally made handicrafts. Quite what the market is for the latter is somewhat unclear as there is an almost complete absence of tourists! As we get out of the taxi, I feel a tug from behind. Somebody has grabbed the gold chain around my neck and slashes it, presumably with ...
We've definitely slacked off on the blog updates since we left Utila so have quite a bit to catch up on. After a fantastic final weekend with our BICA friends in Utila we made our way to Placencia in Belize via two seriously challenging ferry trips and two buses; Utila - La Ceiba - San Pedro Sula - Puerto Cortes - Placencia. Placencia is a gorgeous seaside fishing village though we think it's far more about tourism than fishing these days. The main street of ...
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