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Towns – Villages around Lake Atitlan

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    San Juan La Laguna

    Posted on June 27, 2010 by in Towns

    On the southern shore of Lake Atitlán a beautiful town San Juan La Laguna, Sololá, Guatemala, where the Maya Tz’utujil live as they refer to themselves. San Juan La Laguna does not have nearly as many tourists as other towns around the lake, and so it is a much quieter, more relaxed place to stay. […]

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    San Pedro La Laguna

    Posted on June 27, 2010 by in Towns

    San Pedro La Laguna is a small village on the Western shore of Lake Atitlan right at the San Pedro Volcano, has a population of approximately 13,000 people. Located in the Sololá department -state- of Guatemala. Inhabitants of San Pedro are primarily Maya Tz’utujil, with a small expatriate community. Many travelers visit the town to […]

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    Panajachel

    Posted on June 26, 2010 by in Towns

    Panajachel is located in the mayan Highlands in Guatemala, Solola department, Panajachel or Pana, as locals refer to it, is one of the main touristic atractions in Guatemala How to get there There are basically two wasy, by Chicken Bus, departing from Guatemala city or Antigua is the cheapest way at around $4. The suggested […]

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