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Offering of salt or sugar by Mayans  

Offering of salt or sugar by Mayans

Mayan Market in Quiche province

April 22nd 2011
Via Guatemala city I arrived in Chichicastenango on a Saturday morning, in time for the famous Sunday market. I had traveled together with the two Ozzie ´moles´ from El Péten region the day previous, and then taken a chicken bus (3 hrs) to the market town which lies at 2175 meters! The roads lead through mainly mountainous terrain, making the bus trip a rollercoaster ride of the type that might ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Western Highlands » Chichicastenango

Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
24th April 2011

Cool Photo ...
I really liked this one!

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