Casa Santa Ines
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... per vedere il panorama, ce ne siamo tornati in ostello per riposare un po’: domani ci attendono altre lunghe ore di viaggio attraverso il Guatemala per arrivare fino a Flores a due passi, si fa per dire, dalle rovine Maya di Tikal.
There is a remote place in the middle of Guatemala that legend says is fabulous, a kind of secret hidden in the jungle, difficult to reach and just as hard to leave behind. Well, perhaps not so secret since everyone ...
... can buy tickets or tours at a heap of travel agencies in Antigua.
El Salvador - You can get a micro bus to pick you up at your hostal and drive you to El Salvador for 75 Quetzals. Takes 5 hours. Immigration on both sides is easy without long wait times (unless you have a gringo with one day left of his visa like I did) and you don't have to pay entry or exit fees.
Great place for a break ...
The overland shuttle from El Salvador to Guatemala was surprisingly quick. In what was meant to take 6 hours we knocked over in 4 with another easy border crossing with no bags scanned or questions asked; much better than immigration into the States or Australia. Our first destination here is arguably one of the most colourful and romantic cities in the Americas, Antigua.
... quality coffee beans.
• Plants start producing beans between 3 - 5 years old.
• Plants have an effective life of 25 years.
• Beans are harvested twice a year by local families.
• 5 pounds of raw coffee beans, makes approximately half a pound of the final roasted coffee.
Upon returning to town after a great tour, we made it my mission to locate a pair of crutches. Not known what crutches were in Spanish, I drew a picture ...
... a truck load of chickens, or to the fact that Central Americans occasionally transport live animals on such buses–a practice that visitors from other countries often find remarkable.
Often two young men will partner in the operation of a bus, one of whom will have his ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service