Life in Cuetzalan

By Saúl Miranda Ramos

Fortunately, I have lived in cities and in countryside. Each way of life has his benefits and difficulties.  Today, because of I live in a little town I could share one point of view. Living in Cuetzalan is quite interesting because of the cultural diversity, staying in touch with flora and fauna, and the climate.
When you have contact with people from Cuetzalan you can feel the magnificent cultural diversity. First of all, you could have Nahuas friends. In social projects is usual Nahuas are participating and you can become a friend of one of them. Second, you could have western friends.  At the same social projects, is usual the cohabitation between mestizos and people from western world. All in all, in Cuetzalan you can meet indigenous people and people from other parts of the world.
Cuetzalan has the profit of stay in touch with flora and fauna interestingly. At first, Cuetzalan is in a wood with fog, and the houses are among the trees, palms, flowers and grass. Plants are part of the life and culture of the people from here. As a wood, Cuetzalan has, among their habitants, wild animals such as birds, beavers, snakes, grasshoppers, squirrels, and many others. In short, each day is an opportunity to learn from the others life beings in our habitat.
Climate in Cuetzalan is too special. The first characteristic, in winter there are a lot of fogs. Even it could be you can touch one or bit a fog, or living in heaven. In Contrast, at summer the wheat is high because is a tropical climate. At this time, you can go to swim to the river and make barbecue. To sum up, the Cuetzalan´s climate let you do different activities, and live fantasy because the differences between summer and winter.
In conclusion, there are three interesting traits of a little town makes Cuetzalan an attractive place to live. When you talk about this town you are talking about cultural diversity, a wood rich in flora and fauna, and a special climate. Would you like to accept the challenge to live here?


  1. el lugar es impresionante, seria increible vivir y trabajar ahi..

  2. Que bonito comentario Saul, es muy cierto lo que dices. Yo tuve la dicha de vivir en este pueblo por un par de años y fue una experiencia muy maravillosa. Extraño tanto a las amistades que hice por alla, su forma de ser dejo una huella muy grande en noyolotzin.

  3. Cuetzalan es simplemente hermoso... no hay otro lugar igual

  4. Estoy muy feliz, pues me iré a vivir a Cuetzalan este año. Soy Psicólogo, maestro de Inglés, instructor de yoga, dj de musica electrónica, amante de la cultura nahuatl y apasionado de la litetaratura, el arte y la filosofía. Si a alguien de Cuetzalan le interesaría ser mi amigo, yo encantado. Mi correo es


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