Past Solola, the road ends in Panajachel. The town has a history of attracting those who want to escape from modern civilization. Some say it's the town time left behind.
Many American hippies have flocked to Panajachel, where the pace of life is slow and comfortable, to live their version of paradise.
Ferry-operators offer shoreline tours and transportation to other hamlets around the lake. Fishing and scuba diving are popular activities.