Casa Los Joles
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... sauce that is popular in Antigua). We chose one of each and enjoyed a very authentic dining experience... Jenn had to watch the man next to us to find out how exactly to eat the soup with a side of beef. After stepping out of the dark restaurant/backroom/tienda, we walked next door into a modern cafe and indulged in scrumptious cappuccino. The difference in dining experience was profound and a perfect illustration of the dynamics of the ancient city of Antigua, ...
... in San Pedro Sula for a few hours and it was like a maximum security prison. It was surrounded by huge walls, massive electric gates and had several armed guards. We weren't allowed leave the premises either but it's understandable given San Pedro Sula is the most dangerous city in the world. Leaving the bus station all the curtains were closed so you couldn't see what was going on around you and we were glad to get out of ...
... completely averse to bananas and small bites of mango, even taking a sip of pineapple juice every now and then :-) There are also volcanoes...
Antigua is nestled between 3 volcanoes, Fuego, Acatenango and Agua. There's no avoiding them when you're in Antigua. You orient yourself with Volcan de Agua at the southern end of town, and within minutes of arriving you'll see Fuego spew some smoke*. Fuego had erupted a week before we arrived and closed the airports and dusted ...
... where they do almost everything by hand and have devised some simple machinery for the tasks- such as sorting the nuts by size (see photo!). Then we were able to taste the nuts (both plain and covered in chocolate) and Victoria even had a macadamia oil facial!
On Friday morning we took an early shuttle bus to Lake Atitlan to join Fabien and the girls, IŽll write all about it soon!
Victoria and ...
... back to the hotel, I finally got into some fresh clothes, lit the fire as it is a little chilly when the sun goes down and we crashed straight through only waking up for some more ridiculous fire works halfway through the night and to hear what we though was a thunderstorm but turned out to be an erupting volcano!