Hola Guatemala! January 25th 2016 What a little gem! Flores is a town in the northern part of Guatemala. We took a chicken bus from Belize City, which with a stop off at immigration (where you need to pay 15dollars to enter Guatemala) took about 3/3.5 hours and it was a scenic route with the scenery changing from the carribean style Belize to the mountains and greenery of Guatemala.
We were staying on Flores Peten which is a li ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Flores 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
'To travel is to take a journey into yourself.' For as long as I can remember I have always had the travel bug. From the age of 17 when I started earning money, I wasn't interested in driving, getting a house etc but only to see as much of the world as I could! Those days it was on as many holidays as I could cram into a year to the likes of various locations in Spain, Carribean - Cayman Islands, Amsterdam, Berlin, France.... Then at the age of 21, on the bus home from uni one day I booked a one ticket to Australia. Spent 7 amazing months there, followed by a travels to Bali and Thailand.... full info