Monthly Archives: February 2008

Jose, Maria and Family (San Pedro)

I encountered Jose Maria, his wife Maria and Family in front of the Catholic church in SanPedro following a service one Sunday. They invited me to their house for a traditional Guatemalan meal of tiny dried fish in chili sauce … Continue reading

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Fiesta San Pablo de Atitlan

This is a very well known typical festival with lot of indigenous dances in beautiful clothing and masks taking place every January in the latter part of the month. Every village surrounding the lake celebrates a fiesta once a year in … Continue reading

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A Month in Guatemala

 Time seems to just fly sometimes. I have been in Guatemala for a month now, and feel to just be getting into the swing of things. I have had a lot of interesting experiences, and have met many new friends … Continue reading

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Sak´ari, na Ab´anon?

I am taking a break for a week to study a local language called Tz´utujil. It is far too complicated to learn anything more than several phrases and key words in a week, however I am fascinated by the language. … Continue reading

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