Day 11 and 12 - Tikal Ruins July 7th 2007 Day 11 was pretty boring... including a 5am wake up in Lanquin, a 2 hour shuttle to Coban, then a 4.5 hour shuttle to Flores. Once in Flores, I waited about an hour and then head to Tikal to see the Mayan ruins. When I arrived in Tikal, I checked into The Jungle Lodge. This hotel was MUCH more expensive than what I had been paying in hostels, but it's one of three options in Tikal and all are sim ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Tikal The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
It started with a year teaching in Honduras. Then it was home to the COLD winter of Canada to try and pay off some debts, followed by sailing the seas with Norwegian Cruise Lines, working as a youth counsellor.
Next it was back to Honduras, teaching in a school in Tegucigalpa!
Now, I am home in Canada but continue traveling.
Thanks for joining me on my journey!
"So don't be afraid to make mistakes, to stumble and fall, because most of the time the greatest rewards come from doing the things that scare you the most. Maybe you'll get everything you wish for. Maybe you'll get more tha... full info