Tikal was built between 700 and 200 BC. It is another Mayan site that was rediscovered in the 1800s. Every town near here, and some in Belize, are all about Tikal. It is about 70km from Flores to Tikal and everybody does it in a colectivo. I lucked out this morning cos mine was late and we went with only three of us so it was very comfortable. The site is massive, heaps bigger than Chichen Itza. One of the temples is a 930mtr walk then it has got to be over 1km t...
- blog entries
I know I know you expected me to be in El Ramate but I couldn't find a good place to stay (cheap) so I came to Flores and got a place for less than $10/night. It is only just a room but it will do. It is hot as hell again and humid to go with it. I lost some time thIs morn but it wasn't too bad. I waited to the two pommies guys and they had a couple of girls in tow. We looked at getting a colectivo to Flores but they decided it was too much at us$25 so we gonna t...