Saturday, September 27, 2008

Sailing and Diving in Guatemala and Belize



Aventuras Vacacionales

Destinations in Guatemala
Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan is one of Guatemala's top tourist destinations and most visitors agree with Aldous Huxley, who called it the most beautiful lake in the world.
Map of Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan in the highlands of Guatemala, surrounded by mountains and three volcanoes.

Located in the department of Solola in the Guatemalan highlands, Lake Atitlan is surrounded by mountains and volcanoes, which make for a magnificent background and highlight the lake's beauty. The forests around the lake are also one of the last habitats of the Quetzal, Guatemala's national bird. (more)

http://www.sailing-diving-guatemala.com/guatemala/lake-atitlan.php

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Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
View of Lake Atitlan and volcano from my apartment balcony in Panajachel. Taken by Catherine Todd June 2008.