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Totally unplanned but we're here at Tikal at the equinoxe which is really cool as the Mayan temples and their shadows line up. We left the hotel but it was still a bit of a drive. Saw a beautiful sunrise on the way but otherwise we were catching up on our sleep. One of the nicest things about arriving early, like most other sites, is avoiding the throngs of tourists, not to mention the weather is cooler as well. We had a great ...
... 11am in the morning, we found collectivos and vans that dropped off tourists and hotel staff gladly willing to take passengers on their way back. Our designated van eventually dropped us off at El Cruce and a fellow-passenger (who was a guide himself) gave us helpful suggestions on where best we should park ourselves so we could flag down a bus to the border.
A slight drizzle had us waiting under a street-side shelter and the first vehicle ...
... which includes walking/wading through three river crossings. At the entrance to the cave you swim for about 20 feet in cold water before beginning the walk/climb/swim/crawl through the stagtites and stalagmites that have formed over the ages. With hard hats and headlamps we made our way back a little more than half a mile before reaching the Altar, the site of what they believe to ...
Despite a comfy bed I didn't actually sleep particularly well. The room is close to the main road and the cars/bikes going past seemed very loud, plus I think my sleeping pattern is screwed. We were up early ready to leave for the ATM caves, lunch was going to be late so we had a breakfast burrito for $1.50 and a cup of tea. We left at 8:30 for a short journey to the caves, including a 7 mile off road part. Despite being in the rainforest at Wildtracks, it ...
Gathered up our laundry while waiting for the rain to stop and played with our new friend Tootsie, the guard dog.
Dropped off 2 bags at the laundry at the end of our drive . . . washed, dried and folded by 4. All for only $14 BZ.
We wondered around a little before lunch . . . checked out the local fruit market. ...
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