Tag: Guatemala

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal – Stay in Tikal overnight

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal – Stay in Tikal overnight

Staying overnight in Tikal is a great way to beat the crowds and experience the Jungle that the ancient city is surrounded by. In our first couple of hours in the area we saw coatis, spider monkeys, howler monkeys and many birds. But what are…

The Ridiculous Adventure of Getting to Semuc Champney from Flores, Guatemala

The Ridiculous Adventure of Getting to Semuc Champney from Flores, Guatemala

I’d heard and read horror stories about the shuttle from Flores to Lanquin. “The worst experience of my life” and “A drive from hell” were common phrases but I didn’t actually think it was that bad. Maybe it was the local collectivo we’d been in…