History behind the cloth in Panajachel

People who live in towns near Lake Atitlan are not the same as their Mayan ancestors, but they have retained some old customs. They are kind people, concerned of nature, religious and skillful. Some of them work the land, while …

Towns near Lake Atitlan

The region near Lake Atitlan keeps curious facts related with the mystical nature of the Indians. The names and position of the towns near the area hide interesting meanings that every tourist should know to understand better this beautiful place. …

Beautiful treasure in Panajachel

Lake Atitlan is 15 degrees above the equator and 1560 meters (5100 ft.) above sea level. The combination makes for an ideal climate. It's never uncomfortably cold or hot. The rainy season lasts from May to October, but the sun …

Volcanoes near Lake Atitlan

The eruption that formed Lake Atitlan 85,000 years ago, ejected more than 300 cubic kilometers of lava and ashes into the atmosphere. Ashes from this eruption can be found in places as far away as Florida and Ecuador. The eruption …

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