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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... twice and jumped down from the back and into the cab. We had been told this leg of the journey was bumpy, fortunately it was no worse than we had just encountered coming over the pass. Arriving at Greengo's we are shown to our room despite a wee problem with our reservation, as in they didn't have us down on their list. We get given the downstairs of a Hansel and Gretel type wooden chalet, that has the biggest bed in the world in it, ...
... than any noises emanating from the jungle. The drive up was slow, the maximum speed limit here seems to be 40kph, enforced by viscous speed humps. But watching the sunrise above the jungle helped pass the time. Tikal is unique among the main Mayan sites, being wholly located in the middle of pristine jungle, protected as a national park. Here Jaguars still roam, monkeys rule the treetops,and along with the birds and insects, provide the soundtrack of the jungle. A myriad of ...
... to go by bus, but as we would have a long wait I approached him and agreed a fare for him to take us to the border with Guatemala.
We had a slight diversion en route due to a road closure for an easter procession, but were at the border fairly quickly. This was to be our last overland border crossing, other than USA / Canada but we expect that to be less hassle (and less corrupt hopefully!). The Belize exit was simple enough, paying our departure tax, there was a ...
... her arms around saying “No comprende no comprende!” Oh.my. goodness. I just wanted the ground to swallow me up. It was so embarrassing. That poor guy. What an awful cretin of a woman. She should be ashamed of herself. No doubt she will tell a very different version of this story when she gets home.
I went for a last little wander and bought some teeny tiny bananas before heading off to the meeting point for the bus. I was early and the bus was late so I went into ...
... century B.C. to the 10th century A.D. The ceremonial centre contains superb temples and palaces. Remains of dwellings are scattered throughout the surrounding countryside with thousands of architectural and artistic remains of the Mayan civilization from the Preclassic Period (600 B.C.) to the decline and eventual collapse of the urban centre around 900 AD. We climbed to the top of the largest temple and had amazing views of ...