Around Lake Atitlán and Chichicastenango

Lake Atitlan sits at 1500 meters high from sea level and is surrounded by three volcanoes, two of them with around 2ooo meters high. It took all words out of my mouth when I first saw it.

The colorful village of Panajachel is a great place to stay. For coffee aficionados (like me) San Pedro Atitlan, on the other side of the lake, is worth a visit. Coffee beans are roasted on site!

Chichicastenango must be the most visited mountain village of Guatemala, much on account of it’s open air market.

Ancient Maya rituals stay strong amongst the locals.

All photographs by António Marques – © António Marques Photography

One response

  1. Wow, gorgeous pictures! This is a place I missed and I so wanted to see it! I HAVE to go back! I am going to look around your blog some more. Thanks for telling me about it in your comment! :)

    July 25, 2012 at 20:49

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