The terrain in and around the city is a mountain biker’s paradise. Riders can bike through the Almolonga Valley, visiting the villages of Santa Ana, San Juan del Obispo, San Pedro Las Huertas, Ciudad Vieja, home of Guatemala’s former second capital, which was buried by an earthquake-triggered mudslide in 1541.
Along the way we visit an experimental macadamia farm and the village of Santiago Zamora to visit a women´s cooperative.
The Santiago Zamora cooperative is a women´s association specially focuses on showing to tourists their local daily activities at home. The presentations begins with a demonstration of the local textiles you will learn how to form the threads until use the back strap loom and get the final textile.
Learn how to do a cup of coffee from the seed to the cup. Dance local music with the women´s. At the end enjoy a nice local food “Pepian” made of many species and they add pork, beef or chicken.