Truck Rides, Tacos & Giving in Santa Catarina


I think this is such a great work! I remember my time on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala – many great memories…thanks for the great work you two are creating!

Life Out of the Box

LOOTB Gives in Santa Catarina, Guatemala. Life Out of the Box.

The next town over from us is a beautiful little town called Santa Catarina. After spending all day on Calle Santander talking to vendors about where their artisans & suppliers are, we decided to start with the Mayan people of Santa Catarina. To get there, we had to take a ride in the back of the local pickup truck, which picked up people outside of the local grocery store–just a quick block up from our apartment.

LOOTB Gives in Santa Catarina, Guatemala. Life Out of the Box.

LOOTB Gives in Santa Catarina, Guatemala. Life Out of the Box.

We hopped in the back with the locals and took off on the windy road around the lake to Santa Catarina. The views on the ride were spectacular looking over giant Lake Atitlan and its surrounding volcanos.

LOOTB Gives in Santa Catarina, Guatemala. Life Out of the Box.

In just 10 mins we were in this very small town filled with kids and women wearing the same colored & patterned shirts. We later found out that each town around the lake has its own unique…

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