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... top of my ruins visited list!
We also walked around the tiny island town of Flores (touristy but very nice) and went swimming in the lake there.
What we learnt
Guatemala is very easy to travel around (almost too easy) and it seems that my readiness for some rough and tough travelling was not necessary and may have to wait until Columbia. We'll see...
... of stupidity. Kristy, Jen and I decided to pose 'God Save the Queen' at the hope of one of the ruins. We were feeling a bit overwhelmed by Americans. It had gone from ******* ran in the dripping interior of the 80s mobile to boiling hot on the ruins. Once we crossed the border the van was smaller bit drier. Speaking off on the ride to Guatemala Ashish came and sat between Jen and I and asked how we knew each other! Common dude, I know ...
... been better.
After a siesta and a beautiful sunset by the shore of the lake, we returned to our hotel ready to leave again the next morning: our short stay in Guatemala has already come to an end, although it was very intense and full of beautiful places and memories. Now there is only one country to cross before arriving to our final destination in Mexico: Belize. We decided to spend a few days on the island of Caye Caulker; after all, we will never have enough of Caribbean ...
... the forehead.
In four hours we only saw maybe 20% of the uncovered site - there is much more still to be uncovered in the vast area. It made a nice change to see the ruins in the jungle environment. Apart from having more shade between the various temples and ruins, there is so much more to see.
We saw parrots, tucans, turkeys and howler monkeys although no coatis. There were some interesting trees pointed out too - an avocado ...
... the point when it was fairly cheap to fly. I was very surprised when the girl came around with drinks and a sandwich and snacks!! On a 1 hour flight! Wow. I wasn't even hungry. Guatemala City was very bright. Lights for as far as you could see. Sprawling city. Guatemala City airport was odd. It was all dark, we walked up an escalator (which was switched off), along a very long dark corridor. Then reached immigration. Hang on - we were only on a ...