Beauty of Guatemala

In the next few days we will be posting some of the beauty we see in Guatemala on each visit.  We hope you enjoy our photos!

Lake Atitlan

is  really beautiful and is surrounded by many small villages and also the larger touristy town of Panajachel.

Traditional fishing on Lake Atitlan

Young girls are usually in the traditional dress of a corte and huipil — a skirt and blouse.  Each village has their own unique design and colors in the fabric.

Much of the work done in the ruralareas of Guatemala are done by hand — including hauling the coffee beans to the cooperative to be weighed and processed!

Colorful rebozos (shawls) are folded and placed on the head until it gets cooler — an easy way to carry your garment!  In the mountains around Lake Atitlan it generally clouds up and get cooler by about 4pm so this woman will have her shawl ready.

The Cross of Christ overlooking San Juan La Laguna.

More photos to come!

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