Hotel Los Encuentros
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So it's five weeks later and I've passed! I've got my piece of paper to say I can teach English to poor unsuspecting speakers of other languages. And I may never use it. Let me sleep on it...
This is more about my travels than my attempts at different careers, so I won't go into much detail, much as it might tickle some people's funny …
... with my tour group in sunday night and start my 17 day tour :)
I will leave you with a few price comparasions cause thats always interesting.
US $1 approx Q $8 or AUS $1 approx Q $7 - so comparing to aussie dollars...
AUS $8 for 6 inch sub with drink
AUS $.70 for bottle of water
AUS $2.80 bottle of corona
AUS $20 for dinner nice restaurant, local chicken dish and 2 margaritas
AUS $15 for acrylic nail backfill :)
... breakfast of bagels and a cup of tea, which was the first cup either of us had had the entire trip.
The trek down was more direct than the way up and quite a few people fell over on the way down. By the time we got to the bottom I was absolutely shattered. The drive back to Antigua seemed to take forever. We got out stuff from the hostel which we’d stored in lockers and walked to the same hotel we’d stayed in before, Posada De Don ...
... Some were holding up what looked like a coffin, but it had a couple of religious statues on top. They walked this from one end of the street to the next, swaying it from side to side in time with the music from the band who were following slowly behind. I'm not sure why the firecrackers were involved, but every time they would go off Kate would jump out of her skin. At one point she ...
... for just a moment and as fast as it came it was gone. My teacher cackled at my reaction and told me it happens regularly and will most likely happen again in my stay.
That brings us to a total of 3 earthquakes in our lives but this is the first one I have felt as we asleep both other times...I can now tick that one of the bucket list!
Guess what I was correct! Today was exactly the same as yesterday except I had an ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
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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