Casa Vieja Lodge

Address: San Jose, Guatemala | Lodge
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    Trip Coming to an End

    A travel blog entry by kfl on Mar 02, 2015

    14 photos

    ... our passport. The most difficult crossing was into Honduras, where they took our fingerprints and pictures. It seemed a little strange they were so careful with us and yet massive amounts of drugs cross through the country. Once into Guatemala, we were back into volcano land. The country seemed slightly more prosperous than Honduras. There was a large police and armed guard presence everywhere even in the parking lot of a restaurant we stopped at ...


    A travel blog entry by roisinlynch on Aug 18, 2014

    13 photos

    ... hagglingfor us in Guatemala City had we known of this option before we travelled. In total the journey should cost no more than 120 quetzals (about 15USD).

    Antigua is a pretty little colonial city nestled amongst three spectacular volcanoes, one of which is still active. We spent our first day or two exploring the city. And by exploring I mean getting lost. Repeatedly- pretty much every time we set foot outside the hostel. No street signs and identical ...

    A respite...

    A travel blog entry by fancythat on Aug 01, 2014

    5 photos

    ... lunch and fresh air. So much for using that kitchen! I of course had to visit the markets, yesterday's experience had been erased, perhaps the morning's service had given me renewed hope for a better experience! I think it worked, it was a pleasant day and I headed home, unsure about dinner, as lunch was quite nice! Monday morning came quickly and I was off to el jardin bright and early. Studied present and past tenses of irregular verbs, vocabulary and opposites! There is ...

    Antigua - superbly awesome!

    A travel blog entry by markjezek on Feb 20, 2014

    3 comments, 68 photos

    ... This plant is not native to Guatemala, and if planted will die due to fungus in the soil.
    • To get around this, another type of coffee plant in grown, which is immune to the fungus, but does not produce good quality beans. When both of these plants reach approximately 3 months, they are both cut in half and grafted. The top half from the quality plant is grated onto the bottom part of the fungus resistant plant. The process produces plants that can survive in the soil ...


    A travel blog entry by gscaldwell on Dec 24, 2013

    1 comment, 25 photos

    ... cooperative's 31 farmers have been empowered by becoming independent land-owners and lifting themselves out of poverty was remarkable and we instantly knew that we were in the right place. We were also thrilled to learn that As Green coffee is distributed in Canada and, just so y'all know, we will happily be placing regular orders to our new coffee source! More info to come when we get ...