San Gregorio Hotel and Spa
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
... touristed considering its reputation as being an unsafe and crime-riddled travel destination. While there is certainly truth to that belief, for the most part, the sensible tourist can stay far and away from all of that. Guatemala may not be for everyone, but it definitely does reward the adventurous traveler willing to venture here.
Ten days is rarely enough to get a good feel for a country, but was just the right amount for us in Guatemala. ...
... of a room we were given, it was time to eat. The decision to walk may have not have been the best as the further we got, the darker and sketchier the city got. So we decided to jump in a cab and have it take us to the nearest fast food place open, mmmmm Burger King! Once we finished dinner and made it safely back to the hostel we called it a night, in the morning we are off to Antigua.
... 8221; market, but this was mainly tourist tat…
Walking down the street I noticed the dreaded “Golden Arches” of a McDonald’s. Intrigued, I went in and was surprised by how tastefully it had been converted…
I also decided to have my hair cut one day. This was a little bit more anxiety-making them normal. He was actually an excellent barber, but when she had the cutthroat out and was shaving me it did cross my mind that I was in a very ...
... s chocolate one. Guess who got to eat that. Lent's coming up so I'm just indulging a little! For some reason vegetarians always get healthy puddings on flights, there's a downside to everything. Although I like healthy too.
Sadly for some reason the in-flight entertainment system went down for awhile. I started to read my Wanderlust instead but it soon came back on. I had to have my shutter down a lot as the sun was so bright outside so I couldn't see my screen well. On ...
pretty and peaceful and Jorge turned out to be good company when he eventually
arrived, speaking very good English. Just one other visitor was staying there,
a young backpacker all the way from Argentina.
Next day after we set off from Caserio Valuz we suffered what might have
been a bit of drama with the car. Heading uphill on the main road the engine
suddenly faltered momentarily and a quick glance down to the instruments
indicated a slight ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility