Hotel Posada San Pedro
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... t think they tag out… longest gig ever!). After that is a slightly smaller float bearing a statue of the virgin mary, and this float is carried by women who do not get to wear awesome robes. This float is followed by yet another band. There were 2 or 3 of these processions going each day, so even if you missed them coming out of the church at the beginning, chances are as you walked around town (and ALWAYS when you were in a hurry to get somewhere) you would encounter ...
... delicious enough to have a second one.
We had a wander through the streets to get our bearings and to find a bank and a supermarket. The streets here are all cobbled but not flat, even, neat cobbles - it's more like rocks that have been laid randomly to mark the path of the street. It is so uneven that it is on a par with the Tongariro Crossing in terms of ease of walking (for those unfamiliar with the ...
... and explored Antigua. Its a small town which you can easily and safely walk around just staring at everything. We walked around and tried all the cheap local food joints, most of which were in fact Mexican food with a Guatemalan twist. The highlight of the historic part of our exploration was Casa Santa Domingo. This huge convent turned luxury hotel is still accessible to the public, so we walked around between company meetings and what looked like a ...
... midweek and as we'd focused so much on Spanish and dancing to date, we spent her last day making our own city tour of Antigua. It was a bright sunny day and we meandered around the city, visiting churches and convent buildings, dating from 16th to 18th century. The buildings had all been significantly damaged by a large earthquake in 1773 but most had, at least in part, been carefully restored to the grandeur of the past. My favourite of ...
... around in search of a bed and eventually settled on Hostel Viajero. Once checked in, we set off to have a little explore of the city. Antigua was the first capital of Central America and one of the grand colonial centres for the Spanish empire. However it suffered a huge earthquake in 1783 which destroyed most of the city, so it was mostly abandoned and the new capital moved to Guatemala City. In the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Posada San Pedro Antigua Guatemala
Very clean cheats.
A very good shower.
Good location when you want to visit the city.
The outside door closes at 20.30Hr.
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