Camino Real Tikal
Travel Blogs from Peten
... with their Jaguar like roar. A two hour kayak he found was a great way to start the day!! After Scott's kayak we took a boat up the river and to the lake ( at a much more decent hour of the morning). We went past a fort that guards the entrance to the lake from the river, that was originally used to guard against pirates. After an hour on the boat we arrived, ...
Brekkie with a view over the lake and calm relaxing yoga music. Had a ensalada del frutas y una cafe. Decided need to learn and practise Spanish - got 9 weeks to do it!
On the way to Tikal - bit knackered today but very excited to see my first proper ruins (Tulum doesn't count).
From Tikal, off we go to lunch to El Remate which means the end and it is at the most western point of lake Peten de Itza.
... have to wait but said it could be up until 2, 3, 5, maybe 10pm!! So we stayed on the road getting cooked by the sun for about 2 hours and then headed to a restaurant where we ate and wasted our time drinking beer up until 6:30pm. It was apparently the dinner break of the protest and could finally get back on the road. We got to our destination around 12:30am... making it a very long never ending ...
... change some money we then look for transport to Flores. We meet a Guatemalan taxi driver who informs us there is a bus, however it's not until 8pm, it is now 6pm. He offers to drive us to Flores for about $15 US each. So instead of waiting 2 hours for a bus we opt for this option. And off we go! After an uneventful 1:30 taxi ride we get checked in to Los Amigos and call it a ...
... covered an area greater than 16 square kilometres, with more than 3,000 structures. Today the main centre covers an area of approximately two and a half square kilometres. Several tall mounds which are temples have not yet been excavated. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking