Peten Esplendido

1 calle, 5-01, Zona 1, Flores, Guatemala | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Flores

Back in time at Tikal

A travel blog entry by wheresindi

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After sunrise the guide started to talk us through some of the ruins of Tikal. He showed how the acoustics of the Gran Plaza made sound identical to the National bird the Quetzal when he clapped. The ancient Mayans has designed it that way specifically for the positions where the nobility would sit.

We felt we had seen lots of Tikal so made our way back to the room, tried to put Indi to bed, she was having none of it so we gathered ...

Beards With Benefits

A travel blog entry by doove

190

... and I was pretty new into the country so got the shuttle bus direct rather than taking the public transport there – the only time I did it.

It’s not as though I always enjoy the more difficult, unobtainable and/or stupid (or adventurous depends on how you look at it) approach, but when im short on money I always take the cheap, and usually uncomfortable option. Still I enjoyed my 8 hour direct ride for about 8 – thank you Guatemala for being a bit ...

Our guide to Flores & Tikal

A travel blog entry by nellems

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13

... San Miguel. A quick Q5 boat ride from the island of Flores will get you over to the San Miguel side. The helpful owner, Neil, will meet you and pick you up, then, thankfully drive you up the steep hill to the family-run hostel. Rooms are spacious and breezy, feeling like one big tent (with a bathroom) matresses are quite firm, and watch out for the early morning rooster wake up (worse then Tangam). They serve cheap beer (Q10-Q20) and ...

Tikal me Elmo... (R)

A travel blog entry by rcadventures

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... indicating that the speed limit is 40km/hr, which are to be completely ignored. If you are faint of heart to break the posted speed limit, this place is off your list insofar as driving goes... you'll never get there from here if you don't speed. That said, I'm quite sure that "speeding" is the cause of virtually every accident by virtue of the fact that no one could possibly adhere to the ridiculous limits set. Police ignored us as we sped by, and we were only stopped ...

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

A travel blog entry by mel_chris

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4

... Carlos and he was extremely passionate about his country and Tikal especially. There were times he would go off topic and ramble about various other things, I tended to tune out a bit then. On the whole he was great and we saw a lot. He even took us off the beaten path and through the bush (where we were attacked by mosquitos) to see, amongst other things, the old trucks which had been used in the archeological dig had been dumped and left to rust. There are 7 ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on 1 calle, 5-01, Zona 1, Flores.
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