Hotel Palacio Maya
Travel Blogs from Peten
... with their Jaguar like roar. A two hour kayak he found was a great way to start the day!! After Scott's kayak we took a boat up the river and to the lake ( at a much more decent hour of the morning). We went past a fort that guards the entrance to the lake from the river, that was originally used to guard against pirates. After an hour on the boat we arrived, ...
Had a relaxing day in Flores. Got my travel reservations figured out to head to Semuc Champey tomorrow. Looks like an 8 hr shuttle bus and then a short pick up kine ride to an out of the way place where I'll spend a few days checking out the limestone pools and caves. They only have electricity from 6-10pm and in theory have satellite internet during that time, so no worries if don't ...
Brekkie with a view over the lake and calm relaxing yoga music. Had a ensalada del frutas y una cafe. Decided need to learn and practise Spanish - got 9 weeks to do it!
On the way to Tikal - bit knackered today but very excited to see my first proper ruins (Tulum doesn't count).
From Tikal, off we go to lunch to El Remate which means the end and it is at the most western point of lake Peten de Itza.
... lakeside breakfast while sipping Guatemalan coffee! Mmmm!
We took a daytrip to Tikal which is just a short shuttle from Flores. Tikal National Park is the most popular Mayan ruins in Central America. From advancing mathematics and astrological studies, to using complex hieroglyphic writing and perfecting agricultural practices, the history of the Mayan people is remarkable. ...
... were lucky to spot several of the noisy howler monkeys swinging high up in the upper canopy, pizotes / coati (a racoon-like animal) and even at a distant the exotic toucan bird.
The emphasis was on height when creating these ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility