Westin Camino Real
Travel Blogs from Guatemala City
We got to Guatemala City around 8:30 pm and took a shuttle straight to our hotel (compliments of our awesome friend Kevin!) Ate a delicious seafood dinner there and hung out in the hotel. Didn't venture into the city as we've heard it can be a bit sketchy, especially at night. We definitely looked out of place with our grubby clothes and backpacks …
Good news! The rains let up and we were able to make the 4 hour bus ride safely from Cuilapa to Antigua. The people from Habitat for Humanity were able to find us a third location to build at. All of this has been a reminder that we are not the ones in control. Nothing about this mission trip has gone the way we planned it to go, and that's ok. …
Ok, so plans for the hard plate etc haven't exactly gone smoothly, however it is in Guatemala city at customs with fedex and we should be able to pick it up at 9 am tomorrow morning, which if all goes according to plan, means we shall try and cross the border to El Salvador tomorrow...... Last night we went for a walk along the beach with our guide …
So sorry for the delay in getting this posted.
On Friday, we left our hotel early and began the 7 hr bus trip back to Guatemala City and then on to Antigua. We will spend the next day in Antigua in preparation for a very early morning flight home on Sunday.
Antigua is about 1 hr from Guatemala City and is a wonderful 'staging' …
Our arrival in Guatemala City from LA, via Dallas, was uneventful, until we reached Customs. Walking up, we were approached by a surgical mask-wearing official, who was handing out forms. Not a very promising start. He insisted that everyone fill one in, which was a problem because he ran out after giving Amy hers but before I got mine. We had no …
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