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
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... miles around to celebrate.
Palm Sunday, begins with a wonderful breakfast in our hotel and then off to meet our suburb guide, Sergio Cervantes. He will show and tell us about some of the most important building in the historic center of Antigua. Sergio speaks excellent English and is very personable and intesting. He gives us a real understanding of the Colonial history of this area. The Spanish influence is ever present.
Even with the Palm Sunday crowds ...
... with "Flora de Cana" and coke. We went out for our last dinner as a group and said our thank you. Conversation went to sharing what were our best memories and what were our hardest times. We have many great memories - sunset cruises, Tarzan Swing, Rain forest hikes at night, snorkelling, Volcano hikes, local baseball games, remote beaches and fantastic Colonial towns. Lots of wine and laughs later, we made our way back to the hotel and said our ...
... walked along the river (which was only knee deep at worst) until we came to the first waterfall. Then it was a climb up the rocks and bank and onto a path to the next waterfall. After a bit of ooh'ing and ah'ing we went back to town.
It rained early, about 2pm, so I had a good excuse to spend time in the hammock with a book.
On Thursday I headed back to San Salvador to get a bus to Playa (beach) El ...
Almost as an offering to these processions, families and businesses prepared 'alfombras’ along the procession routes. These carpet-like artworks made of sawdust, pine needles, flowers, glitters, fruit and almost anything else decorated the roads throughout town. The idea is to prepare this road-art so that it is ready and as perfect as possible in the moment the procession arrives. The procession then walks right over it, absolutely destroying it. Knowing ...
... began the two hour climb, but the smoke was so thick we couldn't really appreciate any of the panoramic views. Locals followed each group on packs of horses, asking along the way, taxi taxi. We didn't oblige but many older people took up the chance when things got quite steep further up the top. It was amazing watching the terrain change as we walked. Finally we came out to the top which looked out over the steaming volcano. You could easily see where lava had been spilling days ...