Westin Camino Real
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... Atitlán. You can
get a chicken bus here from Antigua (one a day at 7am from El Mercado I think) but as friends had recently been robbed ont his route and it was a long journey for a chicken bus, we went on a shuttle, which was actually reasonable priced. The road isn't great so we and our stomachs were quite glad that we had gone for this option!
I think that it was around this point that we realised that the Lonely Planet guide that I had purchased ...
... but other than that it's a very nice place to while away a few days in Guatemala. And, to be fair to the hostel, I am sitting on the rooftop with a beer looking out over at least three volcanos - one of which is looking slightly active! - whilst writing this.
What we did
After walking around with our bags trying to fnd somewhere to stay that suited our budget and didn't have rooms that looked like prison cells ...
... place we stopped at for lunch had a brick oven that they make pizzas in. We got pizza and Jennifer and Sam shared some plain spaghetti with a little bit of cheese, which they both said was pretty good for their stomachs.
Then we checked into the hotel and put our stuff down. Then it was time to go to the jade factory. I had no idea there were so many different kinds of jade. It's so beautiful. After Hurricane Mitch (? ...