Guatemala

Visit of San Pedro la Laguna

Town below the volcano

Petr Liška
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Visit of San Pedro la Laguna
Inserted: 14.08.2014
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

San Pedro la Laguna is a small colorful town situated on the slope above the lake. There are now two ports operating the lines Panajechal and Santiago Atitlan. It is absolutely perfect as a basis to the volcano San Pedro and a walk along the lake. In addition, most local guest houses have a balcony with stunning views of the lake and surrounding volcanoes. What else could you wish.
 

View of lake Atitlán

From higher-lying areas in the town (balcony, roof) is a very nice view of the loneliest north side of the lake with Indian villages situated in places in the slope.
 

View of lake Atitlán
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Center of San Pedro

The center of San Pedro is around the picturesque square with a church. Nearby intersect the paths to both ports.

 

Center of San Pedro
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Market in San Pedro

You can certainly enjoy here colorful markets.

 

Market in San Pedro
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Gentlemen in San Pedro

Women walk around the markets and men have time to discuss this and that.

 

Gentlemen in San Pedro
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Early evening atmosphere at the lake

It is worth to set out for walks and ascents early in the morning, because clouds accumulate from the surrounding jungle almost every afternoon and it sometimes rains even in the dry season. But sun rays can conjure up a wonderful evening atmosphere.

Early evening atmosphere at the lake
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

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