Travel Blogs from San Pedro La Laguna
The boats back to San Marcos stopped around 7pm for which I’m grateful as a boat trip is bad enough but a boat trip across a crater lake after dark really didn’t fill me with joy. On the other hand the only option was a 20 minute tuk tuk ride. So first we had to get a tuk tuk to get a tuk tuk to tuk tuk us back to San Marcos, apart from the crazy music and flashing lights it was actually a pretty uneventful ...
... Lake Atitlan has a strange phenomenon called Xocomil, where there is a big whirlpool in the water and boats get sucked in. We heard about 5 different legends relating to that - Including a sea monster, an enchanted ring, and forbidden love. I also learned about the mountains. My mom's teacher said that time is different in the mountains. If people wander in there for a couple hours, it is several days in ...
... homes & businesses that were close to shore. Along with its natural beauty, the lake is famous for the Maya villages that ring its shores, many of which have been there for centuries. It's also famous for a natural phenomenon called Xocomil caused by the winds from the north & the south meeting (usually every afternoon), turning the calm lake into a whirlwind. There have been times when the water was more than just crazy choppy. The water of the lake has ...
... are taking Spanish school here.
I arrived by shuttle because the roads are super twisty to get here. At one point, we saw an accident where the car had driven off the cliff and was resting in the branches of the trees below. I arrived in Panajachel and was told that the next boat would take about an hour and a half to go to San Pedro. There was a couple from New York City that was in a big hurry, ...
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