Conquistador Hotel & Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
... always proceed on time and
things went longer than expected. We had long days – most days started with a group meeting at around 6:30 or 7:00 am. We put on a lot of miles and visited many different places – students continued to stay engaged until the very end. I particularly enjoyed hearing students talk about what they learned in the van on the way back from the various visits. I would say that ...
22FEB13 So we were stuck for another day in Jutiapa. We were supposed to be towing the car in the morning before the traffic but the mechanic never showed up. Luckily someone found a similar part in Guatemala City. The part was put on a chicken bus and after it arrived another set of mechanics worked on it in the parking lot. They had the whole fuel tank out and were working into the night. Finally at 10pm the car started. It was such an amazing sound! We decided to get up super early ...
... Kacao (sp?), which was delicioso! We had some empanadas, guacamole, black beans, steak, rice, and a great dessert for which I forget the name. But I did take a picture of it.To say the least, I am extremely full right now but very satisfied! I can't wait until tomorrow, we are going to Chichicastenango where we'll be touring the famous market and then have some free time to do some shopping. Since pretty much everyone back home ...
... a mistake. We walked past the stunning main square. So much more ornate than Guatemala City. Perhaps the lights of the evening fooled me but I started to think maybe a night here after the hike would be a good idea. We walked to the Black Cat hostel. I had hot chocolate, the others coffee. A few moments on the Internet. We then settled into comfy chairs and tried to sleep but the music and chatting was too loud. My mind spun or was that the caffeine hence regretting the coke. We ...
... damp. The hot shower was
of the “on and off” variety. There was no wifi but it is a lovely spot nestled
amongst the lush green vegetation of
this attractive, hilly region. We didn’t see any Quetzals, the country’s
national bird. But little Andrea showed us pics of one to make up.
We re-plannned our route to take in Antigua to the south (a “must see”
town) going first to Santa Cruz Verapaz on a nice main road. So we were ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool