Casa Vieja Lodge
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Yet another quick stop by the side of the road at the home of a family who roast and sell cashews. We have been enjoying these roasted treats almost daily. The cashews roast for about 5 hours in wire baskets then are then bagged and sold to individuals for their personal use or for resale.
... falls onto the floor and there is a race between her and her husband to pick them up. You catch the woman's eye and you both smile at each other over the comedy of the scene. She later comes over to introduce herself and her daughter and you find yourself practising conversational Spanish for the first time.
As with most Central and South American cities, Antigua has a bustling local market. Narrow undercover passageways lined with ...
... town I have seen so far. There are literally no tourists there and people are very shy and dress very traditionally. Definitely worth a visit!
Another nice spot for a visit is the Valhalla Macadamia Farm, located near the Ciudad Vieja. It takes about 20 minutes and 3,5 GTQ to get there by a chicken bus. It has existed for over 30 years now and was founded by a guy from California who brought the Macadamia trees to Guatemala. The place is ...
... mates had raided the market for suitable attire the day before, where Ropa Americana won out again and we all bagged costumes for less than $10. Once deemed scary or just plain trashy enough, we headed to join a zombie walk (aka a fancy dress pub crawl) in our costumes. We found our fellow zombies in the final bar of the crawl and proceeded to successfully play catch up for the rest of the night. The true zombie walk was perhaps the next ...
... cathedrals and buildings nestled between beautiful volcanoes. It is a very peaceful place to stroll through the hustle and bustle of the everyday life of the locals. The market place is by far my favorite place to go and get hassled to buy anything from fresh fruit to knock off goods.
After i finished my first school i moved out of my home stay and decided to check into a near by hostel and meet some fellow travelers seeing that my only ...