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Where should I go in Central America?

Where should I go in Central America?

Old Feb 13, 03, 9:37 pm
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Where should I go in Central America?

I am thinking of topping off my GlobalPass account with a few miles from diners Club so I can take weekend run to Central America and use up the last of my miles and be done with this program.

I can start my trip by going to San Salvador nonstop on TACA out of IAD. If I am looking at spending only one night away from home, I was thinking of either Tikal, Guatemala for the ruins or Panama City to visit the Canal. Any recommendations or ideas? Many thanks in advance!

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Old Feb 15, 03, 7:28 am
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Tikal is more spectacular, especially at dawn from the temple top, as the mist rises, howler monkeys call out, birds sing, and the jungle awakens from darkness. Even better with a thermos of Mexican (white tequila-cacao liqueur) coffee. Tikal rivals Chitchen Itza, Palenque, Machu Picchu and similar.
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Old Feb 15, 03, 4:52 pm
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I would second the recommendation to see Tikal. It's incredible, out in the middle of the jungle. Stay overnight and really enjoy the ruins. Take a morning hike with an experienced guide to see the jungle 'awaken.' It's fabulous!

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