Santander Plaza Hotel
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... garbage disposal where the garbage from all over the city comes together. More than 10,000 people scavenge through the garbage every day, looking for things they could clean, repair and then sell. Or they just look for some food leftovers they could feed to their families. More than 6,000 living off the dump are children. If you want to learn more about the dump, check out this video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6SPy9qV1M4
On our first day we were present at ...
... racing style our driver had adopted (despite being in a double decker bus) combined with the potholes. Anyway, we made it to Antigua safely on Sunday morning and set out to find somewhere to have a shower. Turned out to be a bit of a mission, but we got there in the end by asking a nice lady at what looked like a hippie commune/hostel. We met our host family later that night.
The host family are really nice, and we've got an ok room to ourselves with private shower. There ...
... bereits in Nicaragua und schloss sich unserer Truppe für eine Woche an. :::::: There is not much to say about this night. I wanted to be as close to the airport as possible, so I could "sleep in" until four in the morning and just have to deal with a five minute drive. My last hours in Guatemala (for now), I spend with a chickensalad, which I had to order as ...
... the fresh blueberry jam complimented them perfectly! Ah! Lorenzo then came and talked to us about his plant, where he told us a few interesting facts, but the talk was predominantly his musings about life, and how we are all doomed. Most comments were followed by an extremely American 'hellooo'. He told us that the hard shells of the macadamia nut were 25% carbon! which makes them so hard to crack open. The reason this plantation is great is that the trees are self ...
... The owner is a great guy - he helps you choose dishes that fit your taste buds. I got some pics at the restaurant too.
Tomorrow is a big day – the volcano climb. B has been waiting impatiently for it. I’m interested to see how she’s going to do. We hear lots of whining about being tired, hot, etc. when we’re out for walks this week. I better close for the ...
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSantander Plaza Hotel Guatemala City
This place was beautiful. We stayed in cabins. My only complaint was the space. We were like sardines in a can, but I guess they really know how to maximize space! The food was delicious and the staff was very courteous. Because it was gated and guarded, we felt very secure there.
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