Please contact us if you are interested in traveling to Lake Atitlan to participate in our live trainings or on-location work experience at our building sites. We also provide accommodations for eco-travelers and spiritual seekers interested in a natural, Earth-focused vacation.
Lake Atitlan and the surrounding Mayan countryside provide an amazing backdrop for the experience of a lifetime.
2015 Workshop Schedule
Join us for a fun filled workshop and vacation on the famous lake Atitlan (known for the mist) in a traditional Mayan communities of Cerro de Oro and Santiago Atitlan Solola, Guatemala. All inclusive cost $1300.00
(One Thousand Three Hundred US Dollars)
That’s eight nights and seven days of workshop/fun.
Arrive at La K’zonA on March 12th for workshop starting Friday March 13th and departing Friday morning March 20th.
Stay a while longer at La K’zonA for $25.00 additional nights. Food included is $50.00 a night with three meals.
This is building workshop with hands on in each area of hybridizing bamboo and ferro cement to super adobe.
This allows you to build larger buildings with more flexible building design. The out come is a stronger building and always a faster building experience that anyone can learn and pass on to their team.
The cost includes: (see pictures below)
-Accomodations at the beautiful La K’zonA, a private hotel and hostel in a garden setting on the southern lake shore
of Lake Atitlan.
-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Food is lovingly prepared by a culinary chef from produce from our gardens or other local organic growers, well sourced and minimally processed and packaged.
La KzonA cost is $50 per day = Total of $400 for 8 days!!!!!!!
-Transportation betweem Ulew Atitlan Bio-constructionSite on Heart-Fire Tor (Santiago Atitlan) and La K’zonA (Cerro de Oro).
-Horse back riding! Sweat/Sauna in our rocket mass heater powered superadobe/ferrocement hybrid Tuj (Temascal)
-Hikes (Cerro de Oro, Chutinamit), volcano climbs (Atitlan, Toliman or San Pedro), paddle boat/cayuco (local wood fishing boats), town tour.
-Indoor and outdoor fires.
This is a intensive workshop hands on build covering theory and practical techniques with time to play, explore, discover and enjoy.
Preliminary schedule (actual build will vary depending on the number of participants). A full crew will be building and you can participate as much or as little as you like!
12th Arrival, opening circle, welcome dinner and fire.
13th Introductions, theory – soil samples, videos.
Afternoon Cerro de Oro (HIll of Gold) climb (mayan altar,caves and view point). Time to enjoy the lake and gardens.
14th SuperAdobe build and design. Horses will be sadled for rides or lessons when you are ready for a break from earth building.
15th Morning cayuco ride to Chutinamit, pre-hispanic settlement on the hill across the bay from Santiago and town tour. SuperAdobe completion am Ferrocement metal work pm
16th Tour Site, Plaster theory and application for superadobe and ferrocement.
17th Horse back riding and/or Sweat. Finishes, paints and washes and maintenance.
18th Bamboo Construction tips, tricks and techniques of hybridizing
19th Theory and build of Arches, Question and Answer session. Closing Circle. Farewell dinner and Fire.
20th Departure or Volcano climb single day or overnight.
Join us for this all inclusive $1,300.00 workshop/vacation package.
Contact us here or at info@UlewAtitlan.com to reserve your spot. Deposits/payments by direct deposit and dwolla (US accounts only), credit cards processed through PayPal.
Ask for more details here by email or Info@ulewatitlan.com
We can answer your questions and make your arrival and departure arrangements easy so you can enjoy your workshop/vacation.
Take a Workshop vacation to Atitlan! Come build with us…
We are planning more workshop dates, let us know your schedule and we can build a workshop/vacation around your availability!
Note: Workshops are conducted in English, Spanish and Tzutujil. For those staying on-site, a bathroom, hot shower and meal prep area are available.I am Interested
On-Site Semi primitive camping in tents or SuperAdobe domes.
Hotel La K’zonA in Cerro de Oro is a family hotel with private and semi-private rooms available. Beds start at $25. Meals can be purchased and the kitchen is available for preparation of meals.
Air travel is not included and should be secured early to meet check-in requirements. Transportation from the airport is available, but please make early arrangements by contacting us. For the more adventurous, there are shuttle services via Antigua/Panajachel, which includes a ferry crossing to Santiago. And, for the truly adventurous, there are public buses aka chicken buses from CENMA in Guatemala City and all over the country.
Bring Your Skills to Our Temple Build
The structure of the Temple of Illumination at our Lake Atitlan site is complete! Four pyramid peaks, three in the corners and one in the middle forming a pyramid of light! SuperAdobe walls and bamboo roof. See our Facebook Page for more pictures.
We are currently working on mosaic floors and art work. Come volunteer! Work exchange for on-site camping available for qualified interested parties who have experience working with Ferro-cement, mosaic or have other skills like carpentry, photography, inventory, web presence, etc. Permaculture volunteers who have work experience or have taken a PDC and are interested in applying their knowledge are also welcome. Check out the breaking ground blog to see progress on the build.
FEBRUARY 21st to 25th, 2014
(502)30270770 o 30284764 Tigo
https://www.facebook.com/UlewAtitlanBioConstructionManiPadmeSa or at info@UlewAtitlan.com for reservation
Schedule: 3 day build Friday to Sunday.
Monday: theory of Arches, forms, domes and vaults with on site examples.
Tuesday: Hybridizing Super Adobe with Wood, Bamboo & Ferrocement
$400.00 for all five days. Including Dorm Room at La K’zonA
Meals available but not included in this pricing.
Price for locals is Q125.00 per day
Includes camping (nice weather) space, tents available for a nominal fee.
It is best if you join us for the whole workshop/build, but you are welcome to come the days you can.
Find us by the cemetery.
Taller 5 dias en Suber Adobe híbrido – Tuj Completo!
21 al 25 de febrero 2014
(502) 30284764 o 30270770 Tigo
https://www.facebook.com/UlewAtitlanBioConstructionManiPadmeSA o a firstname.lastname@example.org para reservaciones.
Viernes a domingo construccion del temazcal
Lunes: teoría de los Arcos, formaletas, cúpulas y bóvedas con ejemplos en el sitio.
Martes: híbridos Super Adobe con madera, bamboo y ferro-cemento.
$400.00 por los cinco días. Incluyendo dormitorio en La K’zonA. Comidas disponibles pero no incluidas en este precio.
Precio para locales Q125.00 por dia incluye espacio para acampar (clima agradable)
Es mejor si vienen al curso completo, pero puedes acompanarnos tambien en los dias que puedas.
Santiago Atitlan, Solola, Guatemala frente al cementerio