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A Favorite Place: Santiago Atitlan, Sololá, Guatemala

After spending the day traveling from Guatemala City, to Panajachel then to San Pedro and finally Santiago, we were of course exhausted. Arriving right in time to check in a hotel and to drop all our bags and head to the dock and see the sunset. 953 more words


Where did all the Mayans Go? Lake Atitlan

We did a day trip from Antigua to Lago de Atitlán. The bus dropped us off at Panajachel but we did the villages around the lake first before coming back to do that last. 512 more words

Weekend at the Lake: Lago Atitlan, Guatemala

I’ve always heard people say, “weekend at the lake” or “let’s spend the weekend at the lake”. If we did things like that as a child, I don’t remember but I can tell you that after a weekend at Lake Atitlan I get it. 1,282 more words


Time Travel Guatemala 1977: Xela and Antigua, all too Chichi …

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February 1977


If you gotta’ get away from la dolce vita at Panajachel, then Chichicastenango is where you start.  It’s accessible by an easy day-trip from Panajachel, sardine express, or you can stay here—alone.  794 more words

Time Travel 1977 Panajachel, Guatemala: Life Sweet, Whiskey Sour...

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If the drive from Guat City into the highlands is exhilarating, then the drive down to Lake Atitlan is nothing but spectacular.  Imagine a mile-high lake ringed by three volcanoes and a dozen Indian villages with some of the most colorfully dressed people you could ever imagine.  800 more words


Where now? Teaching in Panajachel!

I was in Santa Cruz for 6 weeks, volunteering at an amazing hostel/hotel. I was very grateful to not have wifi but, at the same time, my blogging really suffered. 1,134 more words

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