Hostal Hermano Pedro Tikal
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... with caution (can't remember the Spanish words for this one)” or “Zona Escola (school zone)” but that didn’t deter Eddie from driving between 80 – 100kms per hour. I kept on sliding from my seat and had to hold on for the first 5 hours of the drive. He also decided that this drive was the right time to teach his little mate how to drive up the mountains, at least his little mate drove at normal speeds.
We get to Santa Elena ...
... but of course could be relit unlike a waterlogged torch. At the end of the cave there was a narrow but tall room with a small pool about 2m across. "Who wants to jump?" asked the guide. What?? You could scramble up the rock face at the back of the room and make a 3m jump into the pool provided you were careful not to jump into the other side or low ceiling..in the light of 12 candles. A mad Danish girl went first so David felt obliged ...
... so early. Also the birdlife is easier to see in the early hours. Samuel took us through some shortcuts through the jungle paths and we came upon some old rusted vehicles and the rangers' quarters where they were finishing their breakfast.on to the ruins and they rose through the jungle majestically and it was very impressive being the only people there. We climbed up the tall structures using the wooden staircase and got to see the classic ...
... place was absolutely gorgeous as you can see from the photos. It's amazing how one such place has formed to become to be so unique, so serine, so incredible, and so beautiful. We were lucky enough to spend 3 afternoons at the park, every time finding a new place to relax in.
We stayed just long enough for another volunteer to take our place. And after three weeks of being cut off from the outside world, it was certainly time to move on. Next stop: Lake ...
... tell you it's more than it is, take your
money, give the actual lesser amount to the driver and then pocket the difference. Needless to say, I was peeved when I found out we paid a whopping $5 more than we should have. Okay, the money wasn't a big deal but it was the principal. Just another travel lesson learned.
We stayed in El Remate, about a 30 min. ride from Tikal and much closer to where the usual tourists stay in ...
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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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