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9 March 2010

A Guatemalan Lago Como: Lago de Atitlán and its volcanoes

Aldous Huxley described Lake Atitlán as “Como with the additional embellishment of several immense volcanoes. It really is too much of a good thing.” I completely disagree on the “too much” part, because Atitlan is stunning (and, in my opinion, the addition of volcanoes gives it a leg up on Lago Como!) At the end of our field work, and after a brief trip to the Santiaguito Volcano Observatory (more …


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