Miguel is a Guatemalan of Mayan decent who was born and raised in Santiago on Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. He studied bilingual education, that’s Spanish and Tz’utujil, and worked as a teacher at GoodTrip founder Ryan Stimmel’s first business with a social purpose, a one-room school house that served children of families displaced by landslides. He got valuable work experience teaching and managing at La Escuelita.

Now he works within the municipality of Santiago at community organization and ecology education. He organizes his people into associations that support responsible tourism and teaches children how to protect their environmental heritage. Come see what he can teach you!

Tour Leader

Community Organizer



Family Man

Power Lifter