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An Expat Talks about Living in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala

Submitted by donmeme

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

San Pedro La Laguna

How long have you lived there?

10 years

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

Business related, Social events, central parks where ex pats gather

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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Most are either catholic or evangelists and are very liberal in accepting differences from foreign cultures, especially if their is a profit in it.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Tourism and coffee are the main industries. As for careers? Teaching Spanish to tourists?!

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

The locals center their lives around family and sports

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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Don't get to comfortable and go native on me

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