10 Yoga Poses to Leave You Feeling Refreshed & Relaxed

10 Yoga Poses to Leave You Feeling Refreshed & Relaxed In this day and age, most people are aware of the benefits that yoga offers. Not only does it help our body physically, but it does wonders mentally. The experience that one goes through by maintaining a habitual practice will be able to take learning’s … Read more10 Yoga Poses to Leave You Feeling Refreshed & Relaxed

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Enthusiast in Your Life

25 Christmas Gift Ideas For the Outdoor Enthusiast in Your Life #1 REI Lightweight Hammock Photo by REI  Any outdoor enthusiast is sure to love one of these lightweight hammocks! Compatible yet spacious, they are a nice addition to bring along any hiking or camping trip! Plus, REI not only provides high quality and sustainable … Read moreChristmas Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Enthusiast in Your Life

A word on Responsibility: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

We humans love to sit in reverie of the natural beauty that surrounds us. Those special and unique places that seem untouched, unscathed, and permeated full of scents, textures and photogenic views.
Lake Atitlan, settled in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, is a glistening example of this.
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The Lake is the result of an impressive volcanic caldera, formed as a result of an underground volcanic eruption that created somewhat of a sinkhole, eventually filled with freshwater. It is surrounded by three Volcanoes, forests, coffee plantations, and dotted with small villages steeped in history.
Spanish is actually the second language, and there are many different Mayan dialects, with Tz’utujil and Kaqchikel families making up a large portion of the demographic.
The lake is sustenance to many people – in the form of drinking water, hygiene, agriculture, fishing and economy from tourism. It is a geographical testament to the magnificence of Earth and Fire merging forces.
It is a one-of-a-kind piece of beauty.
Pulling up Lake Atitlan on Google images will flood you with breathtaking panoramic photos of deep blue, shimmering waters, surrounded by towering, tree-lined volcanoes and pristine clear skies.
To some, this looks like heaven on Earth.
And surely it could be…
If it lasts that long.

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