No television (our choice...they do have them here!)
Excellent soda crackers-probably made with lard
Don Carlos restaurant, calle 6a, zona 3
View of the mountains & volcano from our living room (photo soon)
Garbage pick-up every morning outside our front door!
Very friendly doorman; gated entry
Good household shopping at Cemaco
Ace Hardware, McDonald's (even McFlurries), Walmart and Wendy's
Lovely, warm people
Amazing Quetzaltenango LDS temple
No need for Amazon...I bought a gorgeous handmade rug from a street vendor for $22
Not So Good Things:
Hot water in kitchen and laundry is good; showers-not so much
1800 sq. feet of white ceramic tile that is hard to clean
Music store beneath us blasts Feliz Navidad twelve hours/day
Sidewalks have 1' high curbs, sloped driveways and broken concrete-dangerous walking!
Spanish keyboard makes office work a real challenge
Many familiar grocery items are unavailable
Brand new washing machine sounds like a potato thrasher
Highway from Guatemala City slides off the cliff in places
Buses emit huge amounts of diesel pollution-ick!
Garmin works well w/Guatemala maps, but streets don't have street signs posted
Vegetables & fruits need to have a bleach bath before eating-how unappealing is that!