20 Best Things to Do in San Pedro La Laguna

20 Best Things to Do in San Pedro La Laguna

With its colorful indigenous Tz’utujil Maya community, challenging volcano hikes, international backpacker vibes, and fun water activities, there are so many things to do in San Pedro La Laguna – one of the understated towns perched on the shores of Lake...
Discovering the Traditional Maya Town of Santiago Atitlán

Discovering the Traditional Maya Town of Santiago Atitlán

Santiago Atitlán is a bustling Maya town set amid two volcanoes on the southwest shores of Lake Atitlán. It is the largest as well, with over 70,000 inhabitants of predominantly Tz’utujil Maya. Of all the towns, Santiago Atitlán is perhaps among the more...
Exploring the Artsy Maya Town of San Juan La Laguna

Exploring the Artsy Maya Town of San Juan La Laguna

San Juan La Laguna is a predominantly Tz’utujil Maya municipality with lots of hidden gems like weaving cooperatives specializing in naturally dyed textiles, awesome hikes with panoramic vistas, painting galleries, and quaint cafés and restaurants. Set on the...
Hiking Indian’s Nose in Lake Atitlán with a Geologist

Hiking Indian’s Nose in Lake Atitlán with a Geologist

The Indian Nose hike is one of the most popular things to do in Lake Atitlán. It was actually one of the first activities on our bucket lists after crossing from Mexico into Guatemala. You can spot the Indian Nose (La Nariz or La Nariz del Indio in Spanish) easily...