Travel Blogs from Flores
This was really only another placemark between stops however it was really cool town. Flores is a little Island on the second biggest lake in Gautemala and only about an hours drive from Tikal. Its a tiny island and only take about 45min to walk all the way around it but its got some cool bars and a very realxed atmosphere. Chels and i were very …
After Tikal, we got a shuttle back to Flores for an afternoon of exploring the shops, the cobblestone streets and the beautiful waterfront in the town of Flores.
I bought the most beautiful handmade earrings for $6 and we enjoyed a pizza dinner on a covered patio as it poured rain.
I still can't believe that during our 4 months away, we only had a handful of rainy days.
... I love Caye Caulker! It is super quaint and cool! We showered and hit the beach bar. A few cocktails later we were dancing about being foolish. First time in the whole trip Rob made an active effort to come speak to us. He is actually very sweet. Even Daniel seemed to blossom into a more relaxed and engaging personality. We had a great meal at Bambooze after which we walked back. Before Jenny knew it I was passed out asleep in ...
... told we were going to spend traveling have become eight, and after leaving early in the morning from Lanquin we arrived in Flores at sunset. As if that wasn’t enough, having decided not to stay in Flores but rather to spend two days in the small village of El Remate because it’s closer to Tikal, we had to find a way to travel the last few kilometers as the public buses had stopped traveling at noon, being Sunday. Eventually we came across a nice mototaxi ...
... the forehead.
In four hours we only saw maybe 20% of the uncovered site - there is much more still to be uncovered in the vast area. It made a nice change to see the ruins in the jungle environment. Apart from having more shade between the various temples and ruins, there is so much more to see.
We saw parrots, tucans, turkeys and howler monkeys although no coatis. There were some interesting trees pointed out too - an avocado ...
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