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Santiago

The first place we visited during our trip to the lake.
Patrick's Crazy Mayan Beard Challenge

January 16th 2006
Early morning Saturday we piled into a minivan bound for Panajachel, one of the small towns that surround Lake Atitlan (Lago de Atitlan) which is a huge lake in the South West highlands of Guatemala. The lake is around 300 metres deep and is serviced by dozens of small passenger boats (lanchas) that take locals and tourists alike between the towns. In September last year this area of Guatemala was ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Western Highlands » Lago de Atitlán

Guatemalan Flag 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
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