Gran Hotel De La Isla

South Side Beach of Flores, Flores, Guatemala | Hotel

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Over the border to Guatemala

A travel blog entry by samandmegan



After our first and hopefully last chicken bus experience we decided to pay a little extra and go on an air-conditioned tourist bus over the border to Guatemala - soft I know! It was quite painless, although we were sad to be leaving slow, easy, English-speaking Belize and get back into the real world.

What we did

We came to Flores to do one thing and that was to see Tikal. ...

Water Adventures

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... edge, they needn't have worried though, there was a naturally formed and smooth waterslide taking you down into the pool with a small splash.

A few pools later we were led to another slide which was a lot steeper and disappeared round a bend out of sight. Everyone was sceptical about this one...we were told to go down together in a train, sitting one behind other and holding legs so we didn't come apart. Eventually, and ...

Ruins in the rainforest

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley


... 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 ...

'Guat' an adventure...

A travel blog entry by foys_on_tour


... their attack on the Death Star (geek alert). After Tikal we returned to Flores which is actually an island in Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala's second largest lake, accessible by a single bridge in and out. The island is tiny and can be walked around in less than an hour, well when you're not stopping for local happy hour offers and delicious pizza of course, which is exactly what we did to celebrate our final night in Guatemala. Next stop - back to ...

Escape from the Island

A travel blog entry by deni367


... t speak English there. So I had a great time trying to portray my anger through exaggerated facial expressions and my limited Spanish. It turns out that despite my ticket saying 9am, they decided I should go at 9pm, so I got my refund and booked at another place. My go to thing when Ive been angry traveling has been an ice cream, they re everywhere and always different, seeing as there aren't enough ...

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