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Lake Atitlan

Lago Atitlan

November 20th 2014
We took a shuttle from San Cristobal back to Guatemala stopping at Panajachel on the shores of Lake Atitlan. We had organised a bike tour online prior to arriving as we thought this would be a good way to see some of the different communities around the lake. By the time we arrived we had not received a confirmation of the time or meeting place even though we had paid a deposit. They had asked ... 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
17th January 2015

Holy smoking volcano!
Thanks for the warning--I think I'll avoid the bike trip, but interesting to see how fast you can lose your acclimatization to heights! Your photos and adventures from the market at Chichicastanango and the nature preserve were great! Have fun in yummy Antigua!

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