People’s Guide correspondent Tina Rosa just posted a lovely vignette about Lake Atitlan. It brings back childhood memories of living in Panajachel.
Without delay I set up residence in an inexpensive downtown hotel. I remember it was about four o’clock. I remember because the moment I entered my room, I dropped my backpack, grabbed my recently made jewelry and rushed out to find a place to sell my wares before the sun set.
The boundaries of the ancient Maya civilization are expanding with one discovery after another. Here’s the latest from the New York Times (registration required — and well worth doing). Maya Tomb Tells Tale of Two Women, Elite but Doomed – New York Times: By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD Published: June 14, 2005 In their more scholarly moments, archaeologists may speak earnestly of settlement patterns and cultural transitions, the analytical thrusts of their research. But down deep, they live for the thrill […]