Cashew Tree planted in memory of Vlada Vigul

        Here’s a map to your Tree Here’s a badge you can place wherever you like to show the world you planted a Tree… Here’s the code. Place the badge on your webpage and link to your tree page… <a https://ladanta.org/cashew-tree-planted-in-memory-of-vlada-vigul” target=”_blank”><img title=”see my tree with a Maya family in Peten Guatemala” Read more about Cashew Tree planted in memory of Vlada Vigul[…]

Chema el Diablo Burn the Devil on December 7th at 6PM

Burn Your Devil! You’ll love this Guatemalan tradition started in the 1700s. Why? It’s a great way to welcome the holiday season, burn away the nonsense of the previous year and prepare for a fresh new year. What’s most interesting, and few know the real story, about Burn the Devil – Chema el Diablo is Read more about Chema el Diablo Burn the Devil on December 7th at 6PM[…]

Volunteer Adventure Traveler Hannah from Austria preparing banana leaves for Tamales with her Maya homestay family

Hannah and Rafael from Austria

Below is a video testimonial from Hannah and Rafael who spent a month with us here at la Danta Project. Thanks so much for all the good work you both did while you were here. They also did el Mirador DIY while they were here. If/when you two ever need a place to stay, we’re Read more about Hannah and Rafael from Austria[…]

Eric Escudero Cashew Tree Planted

  Here’s a map to your Tree Here’s a badge you can place wherever you like to show the world you planted a Tree… Here’s the code. Place the badge on your webpage and link to your tree page… <a https://ladanta.org/?p=1244&preview=true” target=”_blank”><img title=”see my tree with a Maya family in Peten Guatemala” src=”https://ladanta.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/see-my-tree-seal.png” alt=”see my Read more about Eric Escudero Cashew Tree Planted[…]

Roland Jufiar and Jaruth Jammakorn Cashew Trees planted

Here’s a map to your Trees Here’s a badge you can place wherever you like to show the world you planted a Tree… Here’s the code. Place the badge on your webpage and link to your tree page… <a https://ladanta.org/roland-jufiar-and-jaruth-jammakorn-cashew-trees-planted/” target=”_blank”><img title=”see my tree with a Maya family in Peten Guatemala” src=”https://ladanta.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/see-my-tree-seal.png” alt=”see my tree Read more about Roland Jufiar and Jaruth Jammakorn Cashew Trees planted[…]

la Bolsa Project and a Couple of Great Volunteers from Austria

We had a volunteer from NYC here a few weeks ago and she is working with the Maya women in one of our communities to make bags to import and sell in NYC. The Maya women are super excited and enjoy sharing their good work – fair trade manda. The same Maya community also asked Read more about la Bolsa Project and a Couple of Great Volunteers from Austria[…]

David Apatoff - Certificate of Appreciation

David Apatoff cashew tree planted

Here’s your Certificate of Appreciation… Here’s a map to your Tree Here’s a badge you can place wherever you like to show the world you planted a Tree… Here’s the code. Place the badge on your webpage and link to your tree page… <a https://ladanta.org/david-apatoff-cashew-tree-planted/” target=”_blank”><img title=”see my tree with a Maya family in Peten Read more about David Apatoff cashew tree planted[…]

Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil Workshop

New!!! Avocado Oil Workshop – 1 morning for 35Q – paid direct to the Maya. You buy the avocados in the local market, make and take the oil with you. This workshop is led by a local Maya woman. You will love your avocado oil workshop – great teachers who enjoy every moment of life. Read more about Avocado Oil Workshop[…]

ocellated turkey - el Mirador jungle trek

ocellated turkey, el Mirador / la Danta and a FREE helicopter ride in the cradle of the ancient Maya

The¬†ocellated turkey is a beautiful bird and our last group that did the el Mirador jungle trek saw one. Rado from Romania was part of the group – he got a FREE ride back from el Mirador / la Danta on a helicopter. Why? Because the rich people in the helicopter were totally impressed with Read more about ocellated turkey, el Mirador / la Danta and a FREE helicopter ride in the cradle of the ancient Maya[…]

Fishing with Edy at Sunset

Ayane from Japan volunteers

Our most recent traveler arrived two days ago, Ayane from Japan. She shared a few meals and spent the first night here on the beach. Ayane wanted to stay with a local family. After a trip with the group to a local Maya pyramid right up the road and a tour of a local organic Read more about Ayane from Japan volunteers[…]