San Gregorio Hotel and Spa
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... began our walking tour of his hometown - warning this is going to be a long post!
Started in the Central Town Square in Zona 1 - the city is divided into zones and each Zona has Avenidas (lowest north to south) and Calles (lowest west to east).
We first went to the market where we had the yummies tortillas ever, one with pork belly and the other with cow belly (was a bit worried about tummy ache but all good), had a bit of ...
... up too for another lesson whilst I was in town and then settled back in. It was just a transit visit, but I tried to make the most of my time in town, even though the temperature had dropped significantly since my last visit. My dance lesson was a little different to those that went before it; firstly, at my request, we started with some merengue which was suprisingly easy to pick up; secondly, we were interrupted a total of six times by scavenger ...
... no traffic, and we arrived back at the hotel in about 15 minutes. We really enjoyed our evening--definitely another good memory from this trip.
Today is Thanksgiving. It is not celebrated here in this country, but the hotel is having a Thanksgiving Buffet for those living in Guatemala that celebrate it. We are not planning on enjoying the buffet as it is quite expensive, but we will give thanks for the many blessings that God has given us.
... seconds it dawned on us. There was a frightening, deep rumbling noise and everything was shaking. In a slight panic I switched off the gas and we began running for the stairs to make an escape outside. It was seriously scary, the whole earth was moving and as I clung to the stair rail for support, that was wobbling too.
We made it out to the street where most other people had gathered and the rumbles and shakes continued ...
... You should have heard the excitement of reuniting with everyone!! We planned on cooking gumbo for all of our Guatemalan friends Saturday night after we were supposed to unload the 18 wheeler from Canada. The company of a friend of Fr. Michael's donates a packed container filled with food, clothes, supplies, and any anything else you could possibly imagine. Unfortunately the truck ran into a wall five minutes away from Valley and was stuck until 7:30pm. So plans changed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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