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Photos: Tikal, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Tue, 2 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery


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Tags: ancient, bus, guatemala, jungle, monkeys, ruins, sacred, temple, tikal

Just Me and Dad in Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Fri, 1 Apr 2011 | By disorientednomad | Views [599]

  One day, I was looking at the "1,000 places to go before you die" book, and I saw Tikal.  I thought, "I want to go there" so I asked my parents (I was visiting them at the time) if anyone wanted to go for my 30th birthday.  My ... Read more >

Tags: 30th birthday, family, guatemala, milky way, santiago atitlan, spanish, tikal, traveling

Flores and Tikal Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Tue, 21 Dec 2010 | By djnlacey | Views [482]

Yay, crossing borders is interesting! Our taxi driver in Belize that was taking us to the border crossing warned us, ¨People in Guatemala are crazy! They put black beans on everything!¨ So of course we were very concerned.  We where lucky to catch the ... Read more >

Tags: december 21st 2010, guatemala, mayan ceremony, tikal, winter solstice

Tikal'd Pink

GUATEMALA | Tue, 21 Dec 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [2451]

After crossing the border into Guatemala we jumped on a bus heading towards the capital. The ride took longer than expected because we had to wait two hours in a small town to pick up new passengers. This meant we had all sorts of opportunities to ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, chichicastenango, coban, flores, lake atitlan, san pedro, santiago de atitlan, star wars, tikal, volcano pacaya

Mayan Ruins and Active Volcanoes

GUATEMALA | Sun, 21 Feb 2010 | By sierrayla-1 | Views [2255] | Comments [1]

My relaxing weekend was just that.   I hadn’t realized that I had been going nonstop for two weeks, and hadn’t slept past 7A in all that time.   The next week was pretty uneventful.   It was filled with Spanish class.   I decided to go on a trip ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, guatemala, tikal, volcano

Flores to Punta Gorda

GUATEMALA | Fri, 25 Sep 2009 | By thefuegoproject | Views [3201] | Comments [2]

Flores to Punta Gorda 26/8/09 - 6/9/09  545 km What kind of sound does a howler monkey make?... It’s 4am and we awoke to the sound of howler monkeys singing in chorus through the canopy of the jungle at the ruins of Tikal. It was a call ... Read more >

Tags: belize, caribbean sea, cycling, guatemala, tikal

Tikal and the Guatemalan Suicide Dogs

GUATEMALA | Tue, 31 Mar 2009 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [2206]

We left Chetumal and got a long-distance bus going straight to Flores, Guatemala.   This involved heading down through northern Belize again to Belize City, and then across to San Ignacio and over the border.   We drove through the Peten basin ... Read more >

Tags: flores, languin, semuc champey, suicide dogs, tikal

Tikal Flores Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Wed, 11 Jun 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [933]

We left Lanquin early in the morning heading off to Flores with a tourist minibus. We stopped briefly in Copan where Turgay and Amy found what they said was excellent banana bread. As we continued on the eight hour journey we came to a river at Sayaxche.... Read more >

Tags: flores, guatemala, tikal

bandits on the border

BELIZE | Tue, 10 Jan 2006 | By true-claims-stories | Views [4193] | Comments [1]

We crossed the border from Belize and got a taxi from the Guatemala border to take us to Tikal. The border road is very rough, with huge potholes, and therefore slow going. About 15 minutes into the journey, two masked gunmen jumped out from the jungle ... Read more >

Tags: bandits, belize, scams & robberies, tikal, true claim stories

 

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