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... with the march of time and the inevitable allure that San Marcos and Lake Atitlan, one of the top tourist destinations in Guatemala, has. There is some room to expand, and new venues, centers and communities are being established in the surrounding hills and valleys and on the slopes of this ancient caldera. The lake is the basin of a volcanic eruption 84,000 years ago, and is also the deepest lake in Central America. There are many legends of secret ...
... but we are also on the rim of a passing tropical storm that destroys and kills as it crosses Guatemala and Mexico. My new home is a large stone cottage. Really only one open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen with a high roof, a beautiful space. My bed is underneath the stairs that go up to the loft, which is Christina's bedroom, and leads to the balcony that overlooks the lake. After two days of overcast skies, it clears for a few hours and I get a view of ...
... but have a teacher coming to train them on how to properly use them this week. The family was really nice we saw how the children entertain themselves at home (picture of man made slide). All of us girls also got to make tortillas with the mother and daughter from the bakery. I thought we did really well until after we finished we realized that they feed the ones we made to there pig and geese so turns out they weren't very good at all. We than went back to the house ...
... shops of Pana daily in order to get as much use as possible out of this giant multi-coloured bag I bought just for that purpose”. Typically they are not interested in the party scene, are often self-employed, family-oriented and mainly intent on procreating as giddily often as the laws of nature will allow.
There are a lot of expats in San Pedro, also known as Atitlán’s backpacker central. So there are a number ...
... buses that pass through San Pedro, San Juan and San Pablo, they still don't actually venture as far as San Marcos, and definitely not past it to where we stay. Which, since we rarely have any pressing place to be, is mostly a good thing as it means fewer loud vehicles polluting the neighbourhood with their carbon monoxide and whimsical customized horns.
1. On Foot
The village of San Marcos is about a fifteen minute walk from Pasaj-Cap, wonderfully ...