Guatemala Jan 2013

By Ali Karim

Antigua, Guatemala

This post is part of a series called Guatemala Jan 2013 Guatemala Day 1 Decided to take a few days off; Guatemala is one place we have not been to yet, and is a short direct 4hr flight from DFW. So why not Guatemala? Arrived in the evening at the Guatemala City airport; got our…

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By Ali Karim

Solola and Panajachel, Guatemala

This post is part of a series called Guatemala Jan 2013 Solola and Panajachel, Guatemala Panajachel is on Lake Atitlan (which is a volcanic crater lake), surrounded by multiple volcanos. We passed various towns and cities from Atitlan to Panajachel with interesting names (Jocotenango, Pastores, Chimaltenango, El Sitan, Xacaxa and Solola). Roads were all tramac’d…

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By Ali Karim

Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala

This post is part of a series called Guatemala Jan 2013 Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala Woke up and went up the main street (one lane road) from our Posada to a nice open air restaurant for some local breakfast. Then decided to spend 1-2 days around the Lake Atitlan. Found out that way locals get…

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By Ali Karim

Guatemala City

This post is part of a series called Guatemala Jan 2013 Back to Guatemala City Woke up reasonably early in San Pedro on Lago de Atitlan, and found a nice little breakfast place which was literally under an exposed staircase. The lady who ran it knew no English, so in our very limited Spanish, we…

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