Glimpses of Guatemala: A Favorite Place

Once you get to know Guatemala, it’s hard to pick just one favorite place. However, a favorite (among many) is the Isla de Flores in Lake Petén Itzá. 


Friday night pizza and ice cream in the central square are special memories.

Ice cream bars were the usual, but some days call for something fancier!

(Ice cream bars were the usual, but some days call for something fancier!)


Walking the rim of the island is another.



Then there’s the ever-changing beauty of the lake itself!

Then there was just the lake!


What about you? Do you have a favorite spot in Guatemala? Share a name, photo or memory with us in the comments/reply box or on Facebook. Maybe we’ve been to the same places, and your favorite could be the feature of a future post! Stay tuned!

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