San Juan La Laguna has quickly become our favorite town on Lake Atitlán. The town is a model for how other towns can increase tourism and commerce by keeping the streets clean and promoting the products produced in the town. The town has its act together!

We used the same tuk-tuk driver to take us around and to show us other areas we had not seen on our previous visit, including another women’s cooperative that is focused on preparing and dying cotton.

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Another demonstration of preparing the cotton.

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Our friend Julia trying her hand at the process.

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A demonstration of how the cotton is dyed with various plants to get the desired color.

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DiploMom ended up buying some of these place mats for our table.

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