Traveling to Flores / Santa Elena
Guatemala Trip Journal
This afternoon, we were off to Flores and Santa Elena, our stop-off point on the way to the Mayan ruins of Tikal. After a 6-hour bus ride, we arrive at the bus stop in Santa Elena and took a taxi to our hotel, the Casona del Lago. This is a beautiful hotel, complete with a pool, hot tub, and a great restaurant! The hotel is in Santa Elena, but sits right on the lake looking out at the island of Flores. I have to say I was pretty excited about the air-conditioning! There was also a small computer station with Internet access.