Leaving Panajachel and El Salvador 08/25 to 09/10 2006

Filed under: El Salvador, Guatemala — Aaron and Amy at 11:33 am on Friday, October 20, 2006

We left Panajachel on schedule at 7:30 on the road we had already driven on our bike ride around the lake.  There were lots of piles of rocks in the road (some from construction, others from rock slides), but the traffic was light so early in the morning and we had no problems.  We bid adieu to the beautiful Lago de Atitlan and made our way onto uncharted territory.  We passed several volcanoes along the way which we believe to be the same ones we could see from the city of Antigua a month before.  One of them appeared to have steam coming out the top, so we stopped for a picture and let the brakes cool.  (Read on …)