Hotel Dionisio Inn
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
Cont'd Day 21: Sunday,19 January We made our way to the hostel, Dionisio. We got a lovely 3 bed private room, if only it wasn't opening straight onto the reception! We went for a short walk and found Subway and decided that was going to be dinner. Back to the hostel and we were meeting with Canada for a night out. We had a few drinks in the hostel …
... rocks". Seems easy enough... And it was easy... And easy... And easy... The flower rocks were easy to follow but they just kept going... We ended walking across the valley and halfway up the hill before we got to the gate... And then we had another bunch of stairs to climb to get to the actual place. It was pretty beautiful, a "sustainable" yoga retreat set right in the side of a steep hill so it had a fantastic view of the valley and lake below. Any thoughts of a nice relaxing ...
... spot for both locals and tourists, making it a great place to people watch. Couples meet on the park benches for lunch. Tourists take photos in front of the grand buildings surrounding the park. Local women with babies tied to their backs by colourful fabric blankets try to sell fabrics, jewellery and ice creams to the passing tourists. Men with black stained hands and carrying little boxes approach people wearing leather shoes with an offer to clean ...
... in the area!
With sore legs, Amanda and I took another opportunity to see another locally grown wonder of the world - COFFEE. We wanted to see how it’s grown and the process for making the good stuff, oh and of course have a taste!! So we were told to meet at a local church in the morning. Wandering down to the meeting point, we past a local guy with deformed legs and one crutch who politely asked for some money. Not being a huge giver of cash directly to people, ...
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Being Sunday, services ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking