Flores to Palenque by local transport

Flores to Palenque by Local Transport

Upon my budget traveller’s high horse in 2013, I had decided that we would not support the tourist bus monopoly between Flores (Guatemala) and Palenque (Mexico). In my infinite wisdom, I had decided that the US$30 fare was extortionate and that doing the journey by local transport couldn’t possibly be THAT difficult. Wrong. Getting from Flores to Frontera Corozal The minibus to the Guatemalan border town of Bethel was due to depart at around 5am. Our less than helpful hostel in…

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