Festival La Chatona in Peten, Guatemala

La Chatona in Peten, Guatemala After the exciting adventure of exploring the hidden ruins in Tikal, we had a chill day exploring the tiny island of Flores, a small village located in the middle of a lake in Peten. Alex and I were quite eager than the rest of the group to go out and … Continue reading Festival La Chatona in Peten, Guatemala

Tripping through Tikal

Alex, Sarah and I knew we couldn’t miss a trip to the infamous Tikal during our stay in Guatemala. Jack and Java were put off by the admission price, ($20 USD) since they had a tight budget to stick to for their 7 months of travel, so they stayed and chilled in the hostel with … Continue reading Tripping through Tikal

Chilling in Peten

  We moved our belongings to a better and cheaper hostel, Los Amigos in Flores, Peten. They had many people in their hostel so we opted to take the treehouse like dorm for a cheaper price. The hostel offered trips to Tikal, Mopan Waterfall, rentals for canoes/kayaks for the lake, spa treatments, hammocks, and had … Continue reading Chilling in Peten

En Route to Guatemala

Several days went by in little San Ignacio. My original plan to spend 2 weeks exploring Belize was confronted with a decision. I like to really get to know a country, two weeks in tiny Belize was supposed to do this, but I had met such a great group of people—I would have to leave … Continue reading En Route to Guatemala