San Jorge Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews San Jorge Hotel Antigua Guatemala
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... any rocks?" He shook his head with an unsure confidence, but it was good enough for me. A couple of us climbed to the edge and jumped. I screamed because I was surprised at how long it took to hit the water, not because I was at all nervous. It must have been a good 60 foot fall. I hit the water with my mouth open. On impact my jaw slammed shut, but I had no time to consider the pain. I needed to surface and swim to the riverbank. The current was strong from ...
... with some kind of green liquid; we're not quite sure of the purpose but we were very compliant. Next there was a lot of candle lighting and chanting, incense and calling on of all of the Saints by name. Dora and I each told the shaman names of the people that we wanted her to pray for. The chanting went on until all of the candles were burned down. And, then we went outside where the fire was being lit for more of the ceremony.
Outside, there were more ...
... made it out of that area and back into the street market. Since we had lots of time, we decided to check out the graveyard, which is unlike any other cemetery we've seen. The tombs are very large and colourful, decorated with fresh flowers and other decorative items. They look like mini houses as families are buried together in the graves. All around the cemetery there were families picnicking, flying kites, and playing as they honoured the dead. When ...
... of the volcano that took his life away - and he praised God for His providence. Before the eruption, the entire landscape was green and fertile. Hiking all the way up to the crater rim was an option then, but not anymore. We did roast marshmallows, though! The four Hansing kids were all over that. It set a new gold standard for marshmallow roasting. No woody residue or campfire flavor. From now on, its exclusively volcano-roasted marshmallows for ...
... to visit. These local villages had all sorts of stuff to sell and we picked up a nice painting off a local lady that took her a month to complete. We also learnt how to spin cotton and read the Aztec number system. Useful life skills.
A short boat ride across the lake to see a different community and we were again graced with ...