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Travel Blogs from Panajachel
There are at least a dozen towns and villages scattered along the shores of Lake Atitlan. Panajachel, our home base, is the most touristy, but there are other towns which can be easily accessed by boat. We had arranged a 3-town tour beginning at 9:30 a.m. This was the day's big activity.
To provide some history, Lake Atitlan was formed 150 …
Today was mostly a travel day, so this will be a brief entry. Val, the property manager, came to check us out of the room and snap some photos of us standing in the grotto of the house, which was kind of neat. She also kindly transported us in the back of her pick-up to the main gate; this after we all looked at our combined luggage and realized it …
So here is a one-sentence summary of three cities that we visited along the western side of the lake:
Santa Cruz: Yawn- don't`go unless you are scuba diving.
San Marcos: The cleanest city on the lake with yoga,meditation areas and mysticism abound.
San Pedro: Hippie central with cafes bumping Amy Winehouse,Erikha Badhu, …
Great news; we were bumped to first class on our flight over. They served us a two course breakfast with crepes. We took a shuttle from Guatemala City to Panajachel with our new friend Juan. The city is quaint and it seems like all the locals know each other.
We just had our first authentic Guate lunch and now we are headed to the lake to …
... Colleen was having none of it but Ryan broke and gave him a few Quetzal for his ‘trouble’!
That night we headed for dinner at a local restaurant which had a pretty good offer for dinner and looked like a nice place. However an hour after ordering and completely starving, there was still no sign of our dinner. It would make sense if it the restaurant was busy but there was only one other table! After about another ...
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