two posts in one day!! unheard of.
the féria in panajachel
shredded beef tacos/fajitas with black corn tortillas, homemade refried beans and fresh tomatoes. YUM:
a trip to the parque monterrico-hawaii on the coast:
baby sea turtles!
kids in xeabaj ii:
lucia and her family put up decorations for me and made me a special birthday lunch!
the OB staff dressed me up as “a guatemalan woman”… later a broom and a baby were added. lucia (right) is laughing at me:
at a rug hooking workshop:
some of the pictures i drew for my final presentation in xeabaj ii, depicting the group’s skills:
festival de barriletes gigantes (giant kite festival) in sumpango! it’s a día de los santos tradition. neither pictures nor words do these kites justice:
getting ready to raise one of the kites:
festivities at the sumpango cemetery, día de los santos:
my brocada weaving! i’m proud:
church in chichicastenango, on market day:
stand where i bought palitos for my loom:
in quiejel, making a special atol (corn porridge) for día de los santos:
looking (as usual) like a gringa giant with my host family in quiejel: yolanda and her 2 kids, mariela and byron: