Camino Real Tikal
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... some food though they only gave us half of what we asked for, before we were told to queue pointlessly for 40 minutes whilst absolutely nothing happened. We were searched on entering the bus, swiftly attempted to make ourselves comfortable, were told to move seats which we didn't do, and got underway.
The bus was cold then hot then freezing cold, and we slept relatively well, despite the seats being semi-cama only, and ...
... the fog lift to reveal the temples and listening to the various birds and howler monkeys (which make it sound like you are in Jurassic Park).
Unfortunately we did not see the beauty or grandeur of Tikal as many have reported perhaps due our guide's lack of enthusiasm or as we compared it to the less visited Teotihuacán in Mexico City for which we had an amazing and super informative ...
Jon then decided that he should probably get a move on, as he was intending to catch a bus heading for Honduras in the afternoon and needed to get back to Flores to collect his backpack. After shaking hands and wishing each other good luck, he headed off to the bus park.
After a little rest from all the climbing and as I had acquired a little map, Mario and I took a walk around some of the other lesser temples before we too eventually made ...
... was a sad little gringo bubble. The streets were lined with western restaurants and bars, their signs and menus all in English. Anything that wasn't a western-oriented bar/restaurant was a souvenir store or a travel agency. It didn't take long for us to realise that this wasn't our idea of a "beautiful little island". On top of all this, my money troubles after the last robbery limited my ability to do anything here. None of the hostels had ...
... me to Tikal and even physically prevented me from getting onto the bus to Flores. It was about to really get physical, but not wanting trouble in this foreign place I walked away, in the torrential rain, to catch a tuk tuk to a hostel in Flores. That's what you get for stopping a gangster from ripping off tourists, but I would do it again in a second and plan on putting a warning about this guy on trip adviser along with all the prices of transport connections from Flores.