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  Lago de Atitlán

(English: Lake Atitlán), is a beautiful volcanic lake in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. It is ringed by small towns, many of which are favourites among backpackers. The region encompasses the lake and the towns around them.

 
     
   

Mirador Juan Dieguez Olaverri in Los Cuchumatanes

The Sierra de los Cuchumatanes is located in western in the departments of  of Huehuetenango and El Quiché. Foto taken at N 15 24.038 W 91 26.323 at 10,191 ft. The highest peaks, which reach up to 3,828 meters, are in the department of Huehuetenango. Poem A Los Cuchumatanes.

 
     
  Mixco Viejo

Is an archaeological site in the San Martin Jilotepeque's mountains, north east of the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala, some 50 km to the north of Guatemala City and 4km from the junction of the rivers Pixcaya and Motagua. It is a moderate sized ruined city of the Post-Classic Era Maya civilization.

 

 
  Cove Fort

Is located immediately northeast of the junction of I-15 and I-70, in the southeast corner of Millard County, twenty miles south of Kanosh and twenty-four miles north of Beaver. 38°36'9 N, 112°24'56 W.  Cove Fort was constructed in 1867. Prior to its construction, the site was occupied by a ranch-fort erected by the Charles William Willden family in 1860.