Quetzaltenango means, quetzal (national bird for Guatemala) and tenango (city or place), together they mean "City of the Quetzal", interesting convination.
It was declared city 1825, some tourist say they can find in xela european influence, in its beautiful buildings, landscapes, and entertainment thruout the city.
Its also well knowed for its spanish schools, night life, restaurants, museums, hotels, markets, malls, outdoor/indoor activities, parks, monuments and above all the kindness of its people.
San Pedro is a real gem on Lake Attitlan... the usual 'trip' around Lake Attitlan often starts at a place like Panajachel and goes around the lake, stopping at San Marcos, San Pedro, Santiago…
Panajachel offers the visitors a magnificent view, not only because of the 3 volcanoes that sorround it, but also by its lake Atitlan, the one mention by brittish writer/novelist Aldous Huxle…