A Deeper Look Into the History of Ancient Maya Tradition in Santiago, Lake Atitlán

A Deeper Look Into the History of Ancient Maya Tradition in Santiago, Lake Atitlán Wild and wonderful Santiago is one of the most traditional Mayan towns on Lake Atitlan. The original name of this Tzu’tujil (Tzoo- tu-hil) Mayan town is Tz’Kin Jay, House of the Birds. And like the birds that sing raucously here and …

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How to Visit Maximon, Santiago’s Most Misunderstood Mayan Deity

How to Visit Maximon, Santiago’s Most Misunderstood Mayan Deity The Cofradias and Traditionalist ways of Santiago are quite “open” and receptive to outsiders and visitors. However, if you decide to visit Maximon, there a few things you must be aware of in order to make your visit a proper one. Historically, the Cofradias moved almost every …

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