Conquistador Hotel & Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
... were hiking with a guide, but were already completely exhausted. As one often does when travelling, you keep bumping into the same people, and I saw them again arriving by boat when I was leaving to go back to San Pedro.
Back at San Pedro I sat with my Israeli friends and chatted for a good while, and we shared some cheese cake, which is popular here. That was followed by a visiit from a Mayan lady who works in the catering industry (of sorts). When it was ...
... called Cumbia. Cumbia has an upbeat latin rhythm that uses hand drums, claves, a keyboard and a singer. We enjoyed watching all the people dancing. It seemed like some of the couples were professionals.
After about an hour, we called it a night and went to bed. We will not have the opportunity to sleep in tomorrow morning. Cesar has planned a full day of fun in Antigua. The driver will be waiting for us in the lobby at ...
... to villages in the surrounding countryside, having dinners out, and even climbing two volcanos in two days. The first was Volcan Pacaya which is half day trip where you can cook marshmallows on the hot spots. The second was Volcan Acatenango, which I’ve blogged about separately here: http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog-e ntries/skyenichol/1/1390138974/tpod.htm l
Spanish lessons continued, and we’re getting ...
... complete blindness in 5 years. She was anointed, and had complete and unwavering faith that God would heal her. In August, about one year after her diagnosis, she was working in the garden, and all of a sudden she went completely blind for about 1 or 2 minutes. Everything was completely black. She said in her mind, "They said I had 5 years, but I guess it is only 1 year." Then she continued and talked to God and said, that she had complete faith in ...
Water: $1 for 1.5 litres
Alcohol: $2 cocktails, $1 beers
Volcano Tour: $15 inc Transport, Entry & Guide
Football Game: $7 entry
Average Daily Spend per person: $22
Transport there for both of us: $50
Total Spend for both of us inc. Transport: $180
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool