Lake Atitlan for the weekend


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Published: April 25th 2011
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After a long week I decided I needed to get away for the weekend so Friday morning I bought a bus ticket (well a tourist shuttle in a comfy van for $10) to Panajachel. Panajachel is the main city on the North shore of Lake Atitlan - a beautiful lake that sits in a volcanic crater. The lake is surrounded by 3 other volcanos and apparently there are some ruins at the bottom of the lake where som... Read Full Entry



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I would love to live here
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An Israeli bodega by the docks, weird...
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This guy was selling this painting for Q5000 (about $650). If I had the money, means to bring it home, and the wall space to hang it I would have bought it
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An Israeli tuk tuk?!
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A model of Lake Atitlan with all the villages labeled
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And another of my travel companions for the day, an Australian kid who was also studying in Mexico City
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These little rascals were having a blast sledding down the stairs in this tree leaf, but whenever they saw a camera they stopped and just stood there.
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Fountain outside the church
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Panoramic view outside of the church
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This looks like a mosque but im not sure that it is
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A giant 25 Centavos coin (the real coin is worth about 3 cents)
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And one of my travel companions for the day, a french guy named Martin who is studying in Mexico City
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Outside the docks
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I wanna live in one of these lakefront houses



25th April 2011

Great pics
Hi David. Sounds and looks like a wonderful adventure. Keep in touch and enjoy your trip. Jim
25th April 2011

so glad you checked in - and looks like you're off to an awesome start can't wait to see more!
25th April 2011

Living the Dream!!!
Dave - loved the blog entry. A side of Guatemala I never knew existed!!

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