Hotel Isla De Flores
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Flores was a bit of a treat! It's a short 45 minute flight from Antigua up to the north east of Guatemala towards the Belize border, surrounded by jungle and quite remote.
Flores itself is a tiny little island connected to the mainland by a single road. It is surround by a massive lake (Lake Peten) which occasionally overflows into the …
... it better justice than how I would be able to explain it so check them out. The area also has a lot of jaguars and tarantulas apparently but we did not see any. We saw a couple if howler monkeys though. Later on that day we returned to our hostel and again had a really nice evening with the people we had met. The next morning we arose early and navigated our way around the island/town trying to look for the swimming pier. It is a very small island but really quirky ...
... some tribal dirt face paint we grabbbed our candles and headed into the cave. There was quite a bit of swimmimg climbing and jumping which made it a blast. After that it was time to jump off the rope swing (massive fail) and the bridge (win). Next it was off upstream to the actual pools. after a hike to the top to see them and work up a sweat i raced down to jump in. The colours were amazing. Wish i had some good camera gear.
Next stop was antigua. A few days ...
... about two hours away. Another negotiation with a taxi driver brought us a mile or so to Melchor de Mencos and left us at the place where the 'collectivos' tend to congregate.
We had no sooner arrived than one of these minivans turned up and we threw the bags up onto the roof and climbed inside. Leg room was definitely not at a premium, but there were only half a dozen or so people onboard. However as we moved along, we picked a few more up. I ...
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After a little confusion as to where we were staying in Flores we arrived at the guesthouse to the most beautiful sunset!! It made the long journey so worth while, I could literally watch a million sunsets and love every single one! Flores is a very pretty island that you can walk the entirety of it in about fifteen minutes. For some unknown reason I was left alone with Hilary which only means one thing I am going to ...