Camino Real Tikal
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... really enjoyed the country but there was nothing that especially grabbed us as being spectacular and completely different from the others. Antigua was nice, Tikal is special, Lake Atitlan was pretty... but the areas we visited were so westernised and tourism orientated that we didn't feel we got a sense of the country, certainly nothing that made it stand out. Which was a bit disappointing as we were really looking forward to ...
... 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 ...
... he also had the same idea for some grub that morning and over breakfast confirmed his plans dovetailed with mine for the next day or so. With this in mind, we decided two heads are better than one, as it usually helps to defray the cost of transport and accommodation.
After collecting our backpacks, we headed into the town centre to see if we could find some method, the cheaper the better, of getting to the border. As usual we were approached by numerous ...
... Wednesday, we arrived at our hostel in Flores: Los Amigos. This is the most popular hostel in Flores for travellers; we thought it was okay but had a few downsides so maybe not up to the hype! A couple named Karissa and Daniel, who we'd briefly met in Belize, somehow beat us there and were already sipping cocktails at the bar! So we joined them there for the rest of the evening. Flores is a gorgeous cobbled island on a lake in ...
We had big plans for Flores. It was supposed to be a beautiful little island on a perfect lake, and the jumping off point for Tikal, the biggest Mayan ruins in Guatemala. We'd been told by a few travellers along the way that it was their favourite place in Guatemala. Maybe if we had a little more money or if we weren't feeling so jaded after our recent robbery, we might have enjoyed it a little more.
When we arrived we saw instantly that ...