Hotel Los Encuentros
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... thing was that the kid stopped screaming right when I woke up. I guess he got his Mommy.
I was awake though. I went to breakfast and had great toast. Then we wrote in our journals for awhile and went into town. We walked to Parque Central. We were approached by lots of people trying to sell us woven table runners. We didn't want to buy anything, but Mom kept promising to come back later. We also stopped by ...
... of sorts where you could not see the drop off through the darkness. You just had to trust there was a safe place to land...
We finished the tour absolutely astounded with what we had gone through. The candles provided next to no light whatsoever, the caves were terribly dangerous and yet overall it was one of the most fun things we have done for ages.
What better way to end the day than a bit of river tubing. ...
... of it... Until we started to make the descent back down!
Suddenly this old tribeswoman turns into mental psycho *****, standing in front of us and shouting demanding money, and trying to block our path thinking she’s some kind of wall or something. The other guys didn’t bring any cash with them as they heard there had been robberies on the trail before, so had nothing to pay her with. I just kept out of it as the Canadian guy spoke much better Spanish and ...
My final visit to Antigua was bittersweet, as I once again fell for the cities charms; before departing and this time for good. Whilst there, I caught up with school and dance friends and added merengue to my repertoire. After an uneventful journey, my anticipation grew as we drove into the cobbled streets of Antigua and again I felt like I was coming home. I walked swiftly back to the Yellow House and was greeted by Anna next door, who was mid salsa lesson. ...
... central, clean squares.
A peaceful place. We both spent quite a bit of time in markets here. There is some great shopping to be done! Now to fit all these extra items in our backpacks...hmmm!
We enjoyed staying at our hostel here too; our hostel host was a fantastic character that looked after us with free beers for welcome drinks and delicious breakfasts to look forward to each day!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Los Encuentros Antigua Guatemala
A lovingly decorated passage with reception desk and dining area towards the front leads onto toilets and (hot...yes!) showers down one side and rooms down the other and at the back. The rooms aren't fancy but they're cosy, clean and quiet, and my bed was plenty comfortable. Irma is very friendly and makes a great breakfast.
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