San Gregorio Hotel and Spa
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
... back for their land and freedom. In order to preserve their culture, they had to give in and learn the language of their oppressors. This was the only way that they could share their story with the world. By reading the book, I learned very much about the values, customs and culture of a Guatemala. This is what I've gathered from the reading alone... 1) Food is a huge part of Guatemalan culture, especially tortillas, corn, lime and chile. The Quinché tribe believes that ...
... now (puff), if you don’t mind (eyes closing)."
Slovenly Man Publicly Announces Need To Keep Low Profile
San Pedro la Laguna - Cleverly disguised in a filthy t-shirt, low-hanging shorts and unkempt beard, an American man loudly explained to the entire boat that his main reason for being in Guatemala was to remain in hiding from the U.S. authorities, many of whom are currently attempting to locate him with regard to an ...
... zoo is small, but laid out very well, clean, and one can get really close to the animals to see them. It is also nice because it is close to the hotel--actually walking distance, but you have to cross a really busy highway--about 6 lanes each direction--so we opted for a taxi instead.
One interesting story happened when saw the parrots. One sang out "hola." So, we started calling and talking to him. I was right next to the fence, and ...
... aspects of the existing Mayan belief system to continue after they arrived and it was aided by the identification of Mayan deities with Christian saints. This I got a glimpse of in the elegant ruins of the Catedral de Santiago, in Antigua, where special underground cells still exist where the Mayan can worship and bring offerings.
Antigua, itself, is Guatemala's tourism centre and was the first time I laid eyes on tourists in large numbers during ...
... We had to wash our hair with this loco chemical that refused to lather properly. The directions told us to keep it in our hair for ten minutes, so naturally we kept it in for an hour. I honestly thought I was going to end up looking like the Cynthia doll from the Rugrats, except with lice. We rinsed it out and Justie combed through every single strand of our hair to pick out the little eggs that were cemented in place. We ordered a pizza during this ordeal and ate about ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility