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... Horse Balls tree (monkeys eat the sticky fruit), and Hugging trees which wrap themselves around a host tree until it eventually dies. There were also some huge Ceiba trees which the Mayans saw as being the 'Tree of Life' and now is Guatemala's national tree.
By 10am the temperature had risen to 36c and we'd seen enough for one visit before getting too overwhelmed with the information and the beauty, and taken all the pictures we needed.
This is what my time in the Tikal ruins was like.
The first day we actually had woken up at 3:30 AM to catch a flight to Flores, the closest large town to Tikal. Then, we loaded into a bus and drove for an hour to get to the ruins themselves. We checked into the hotel, gave them our bags, then started out on the tour.
First we went to the the ...
... things that you miss at times.
After lunch the girls that were with us for lunch took off and us guys headed off to the mall and played some arcade machines. There was a local kid in there watching us play all these games and we all ended up giving out tickets that we had won to him. Not as if we would ever use them. We then all caught a Tuc Tuc back to the hotel which cost 10 Quetzales between ...
... and started walking. We had a nice tour guide, although sometimes we were unsure what language he was talking in as he said so much.
The site itself is really beautiful and even though we were super hot, it was really interesting walking through the jungle and suddenly coming across these mammoth pyramids. There are six excavated temples at Tikal, some of which are as high as 60m. There was ...