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There’s More than a Market in Chichicastenango Guatemala

Chichicastenango Guatemala has built a reputation for being the tourist market in Guatemala.  Twice a week, hundreds of vendors set up their shops, anxiously waiting for busloads of visitors to arrive to buy colorful textiles, jewelry, and masks.  But beyond the Chichicastenango market, you’ll also find a town that still honors and celebrates its Mayan traditions with ceremonies …

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The Heart and Soul of Guatemala

poverty in guatemala

My love for Central America is no accident.   Like with any interest, once you grasp the basics, you can move onto learning the intricacies of something.  With the details you go from a passing interest to a richer understanding and often the desire to keep going deeper. That’s how one trip to Guatemala led to another, …

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