We got back from Guatemala on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning at 1 am (to a flat tire and a re-chipped tooth, but that's another story), and it's been nonstop scrambling since then (fix tire/teach monsters/babysit monsters/dentist/etc.). But here are some pictures from our amazing trip . . . suffice to say, I love Guatemala and seriously considered "missing my plane."
El Centro in Antigua, Guatemala
check out the adorable madre y hija!
my digs: my room, and anteroom con jacuzzi!
Freeman and I enjoyed some awesome baths, that's for sure :)
the staff at our boutique hotel were so incredibly nice & helpful. I love Guatemalans.
la familia before the wedding
(Jeannette, Freeman-aka-Mini, and Jon)
one of Jon's bffs from high school got married in an ancient ruin in Antigua
Freeman calls himself "Mini." That's how he used to pronounce "Freeman," and it's just stuck.
Mini before the wedding
2. 5 years of CLASS ;)
la bella novia, Lucretia, y su padre
you haven't had tres leches cake till you've had tres leches cake in Guatemala!
I think these are my favorite pics because of all the amazing, bright colors . . .
there is color everywhere in Antigua
me with Mini y su madre, Jeannette
we were on the rooftop of this restaurant in el centro where we had nachos that Freeman declared "GROSS!" in front of the camerero
(unfortunately, he was right)
see the volcano in the background?
(on Monday we took a microbus to Lago de Atitlan, and explored the surrounding pueblos via this barca)
also: best meal I had in Guatemala (papas y verduras)
they were pesky--just how I like them!
and check out el hombre de las verduras!
San Marcos was such a cute lil pueblo--grassy hideaways and trails everywhere
pictures like this make me regret breaking up with Jaime
I want an hija like this!
We had such a wonderful time. I loved spending time with Jon, Jeannette, and especially little Freeman--he and I had slumber parties in my room while his padres were celebrating out on the town with their amigos! And the town was just as charming as it could be. Everyone was so incredibly nice and helpful and patient with my slow & limited espanol.
Happy weekend everyone! xoxo