Hotel Palacio Maya
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
Travel Blogs from Peten
... living quarters and of other smaller temples. All now large piles of rock! We visited several other temples and the lost world! The largest temple - number 4, at 61m tall, is still largely hidden. A wooden staircase leads up the side and you can sit on the top. Above the canopy. Great views across the whole site - with the tips of several of the other temples visible above the trees. It took an hour to walk back to the entrance from temple 4. ...
... next morning as the ticket would be valid for both days. We got to the bus station and got hounded by taxi drivers trying to assure us no buses are going to Tikal as it was a Sunday. We sat waiting for a little over an hour waiting for the bus with the taxi drivers refusing to give up on a potential fare and we felt very smug as we left on the bus as planned for a tenth of what they were trying to charge us! We collected a few other travellers on the ...
We arrived in Rio Dulce, which is on the only river that has two lakes within it and is also connected to the Atlantic Ocean. It was a beautiful spot in the jungle right on the river. Scott got up early (5am) to go on a 2 hour monkey sunrise kayak. While he found fantastic, it was unfortunately too cloudy to see the sunrise. The howler monkeys were in full ...
... to know why it wasn’t getting better. Fingers crossed it
heals now with taking better care. I must have sat down badly on it around October/November
last year as that’s when it started.
Indi also started on antibiotics and probiotics for her
funny tummy. We were relieved that her appetite had already started to come
We got lost looking around the endless stalls of the local markets and ...
We had another quick stay in Rio Dulce before heading to an 'Eco lodge' (it had wifi and a pool). Here we went kayaking to an island full of monkeys. Our final Guatemalan destination was the ruins of Tikal (they filmed part of Star Wars there). Again another interesting time & perhaps slightly closer in impressiveness to Machu ...