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Sun Rises Over Lago Atitlan

Sun Rises Over Lago Atitlan

We spent three great nights on the lake after our intense hike through 50km of remote areas of Guatemala.

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Going to bed the first night I didn’t think there would be much chance of me waking up early enough to see the sun come up since we didn’t exactly sleep the best on our hike. I surprised myself, waking up just enough to see the bright pink hues streaming through the shades of the room.

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I quickly grabbed my camera gear and headed straight to the dock.

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The next morning I rose from the very comfy bed without setting an alarm. I thought that the first night the bed felt amazing because I had just slept the past two nights on concrete floors however, they were truly pretty nice beds.

Lago Sunrise

On morning two I learned from my errors that I should have brought my higher zoom lens to catch some details better.

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We had perfect views of the volcanoes for sunrise from in Santa Cruz, I even got some good shots with the quintessential red-shirted fisherman.

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Monday 16th of June 2014

We loved Lake Atitlan...actually we loved all of Guatemala! Such a beautiful and varied country.

K @ Nonbillable Hours

Monday 30th of September 2013

Lake Atitlan is one of my very favorite places of all time! I love your photos - particularly that first one!


Sunday 6th of October 2013

What village do you tend to stay in? We spent 3 nights in Santa Cruz, after our trek!

Rika | Cubicle Throwdown

Sunday 22nd of September 2013

Lovely photos!! What an amazing sunrise.


Sunday 6th of October 2013

Thanks! We haven't had too many good sunrise spots in our travels, but this by far is the best spot!


Sunday 22nd of September 2013

Absolutely beautiful!


Sunday 6th of October 2013

Thanks, have you been before? It's a great place to relax and escape for a few days!