Ancient Jungle Maya Trail

la Danta Project + Maya Trail

It all started a few years ago with la Danta Project. Battling the many narcissistic distractions that diverted the project, all has finally come together and now we have Maya Trail. Maya Trail is kick-ass jungle biking and permaculture applied across 4,000 miles² of Petén Guatemala. It’s all about saving the jungle + thousands of Read more about la Danta Project + Maya Trail[…]

Local Fresh fruits + veggies with Jorge

Jorge comes by the Danta Beach House every morning with his cart of fresh, local fruits and veggies. Today we loaded-up with avocados, herba mora (Maya jungle spinach) and bag of tomatoes. This is what permaculture does – supports local people and local produce! Look at that those huge bunches of tasty fresh locally grown Read more about Local Fresh fruits + veggies with Jorge[…]

Kids at the Maya Kitchen Workshop in Ix Tutz San Miguel

Maya Kitchen Workshop with Vicky from the UK

Vicky totally enjoyed her Maya Kitchen Workshop and took loads of photos with her amazing camera. She’s been a volunteer and traveled all over the world as part of her job coordinating ecotourism, language schools and more for USAID sponsored projects and loads more. The night before, we had a nice dinner at Villa de Read more about Maya Kitchen Workshop with Vicky from the UK[…]

making Maya hammocks in Peten Guatemala

la Danta Project Testimonials

Our very first Danta Beach House guests. Well, Lila was here earlier – but she was a volunteer 😉 teaching English classes to the kids of San Miguel Tayazal just across the water for Flores island. Danish sailer Rune, and two pre-med Danish volunteers from Jamaica – they all met up here at the Danta Read more about la Danta Project Testimonials[…]

Secret Cenote of San Miguel Tayazal Flores Petén Guatemala

Secret Cenote of San Miguel Tayazal

Ancient cenote is just a 5 minute walk from the Danta Beach House. Without a doubt the ancient Maya who once in habited the ancient Maya political capital of Tayazal used this same cenote and probably had Maya chinampas all around it. More than likely the ancient Maya filled the entire cenote with chinampas. Yes, Read more about Secret Cenote of San Miguel Tayazal[…]

English Classes for the Kids of San Miguel

La Danta Project is about supporting the Maya communities of Petén Guatemala. Our most recent example was 3 weeks of English classes in San Miguel – an initiative that we could not have realized without the support of our most recent volunteer, Lila. Lila leaves for North Carolina on Monday and we’ll miss her. The Read more about English Classes for the Kids of San Miguel[…]