Un Paseo Por La Antigua
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... more Spanish than I speak, and he didn't speak too fast so I was fine. We visited a Macadamia nut farm during the ride and got a tour there. At one point we had to go steep uphill for 20 minutes! I was quite tired after that. When we were done, the guide told us we had just ridden 28 kilometers! That night we ate at a great restaurant that had falafels, then went home and went to sleep very, very well.
... of miscommunication (he could not speak English) he eventually got the owner on the phone who arranged for us to stay a few doors up at a different hotel. We finally dumped our bags in our far from average room that had two single beds and walked back out the front door as quickly as we came in it. It was much cooler in Antigua but a welcomed refreshing change from the blinding humidity & heat of Belize. We strolled around the gorgeous cobbled stone streets taking in the exciting ...
... I are staying in a perfect room with a private bathroom at the end of a compound of houses and other apartments. Every night (rather early!) we fall asleep to the sound of crickets and "bombas" (December is a month long celebration of fireworks and firecrackers) and every morning we wake up with the birds. We have fallen into a much-craved routine here that is slow yet busy. We get up at 6:30 and are at breakfast by 7:00. At 7:30 we walk to the bus stop and catch ...
... a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Central Park (Parque Central) is the heart of the city. The reconstructed fountain there is a popular gathering spot. Off to the side of the Central Park, the Arco de Santa Catalina is among the many notable architectural landmarks of La Antigua.
Due to its popularity amongst ...
... with a couple from the States on our bus to Flores. Obvious members of the Tea Party they were convinced that:
1. Total free market is sollution for everything. Friedman is too moderate...
2. Higher education can be abolished, you can learn everything you need as an employee at a company.
3. Obama isn't born in the States
4. Main stream media lie, you need to look up info yourself ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking