Hostal Hermano Pedro Tikal
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Hermano Pedro Tikal El Remate
Hostal Hermano Pedro in the small village of El Remate is a very good option for low budget travellers. Accomodations are basic but the place is really nice, and so is Arturo the owner.
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Belize has no shortage of Mayan Ruins. So after much debate and indecision about which one to visit we chose....one in Guatemala! Partly because it is the largest and most important of the old Mayan cities, but more importantly it meant getting another stamp in our passports. As mentioned in the last blog, San Ignacio is only 15 minutes from the Guatemalan border. In fact, most of the locals in ...
... see some dogs sleeping in the shade of the trees.
Its another early night for us as we have a very early wake up call tomorrow – 3.30 pick up for the sunrise tour of Tikal.
Day 3: the bus is late picking us up by 30 mins (we could have slept in til 3am– boo). While we wait there are buses going around the streets blaring music and saying something in español about Mothers Day. We learn from Luis (our tour guide) that Mothers day is ...
... of lighting there are on the roads so the electricity company decided to cut off supply to Lanquin and the neighbouring town. The hostel is luckily running off a generator but that means no hot showers – boo.
We met a nice kiwi couple today – Sophie and William. They have done Mexico and will head down to South America after Guatemala. William seems to have done his fair share of travelling and he and Hinesh shared stories of their trips to Laos and ...
... then an unofficial 20 quetzals each to the Guatemalan border immigration guards who barely look at us as theyre watching soccer on tv.So around 2pm we drive on towards Flores. The scenery is mountanous and very very grenn and the bus is exceptionally hot and we're very sweaty. Soon enough we arrive at the junction to Tikal and the town we plan to stop at called el Remate. It's 3pm and as luck has it we are ...
... in it only functioning for about 15 minutes each day. A perfect excuse to be offline and relax for a few days. And the internet password says it all...'noskypeplease'!!
Power cuts lead to cosy dinners by candlelight with your new friends for the evening. You find yourself sitting opposite a Swedish girl and her Spanish travel companion. And alongside a Norwegian and German couple. Combined with your Guatemalan and British nationalities, it makes for an interesting ...