Lets Meet In Quetzaltenango

“Where’d you go in Guatemala?” asked the lady behind me in the check out line at the local Superior grocery store. She had started the conversation just moments before, observing that the heat was unbearable because it was dry. “I just spent ten days in a humid heat,” I told her initially. “I was inContinue reading “Lets Meet In Quetzaltenango”

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Tecun Uman – Every Guatemalan’s Hero

The irony of the town Tecun Uman is just beginning to settle in with me. We crossed the Guatemalan and Mexican border earlier today and I sit in the small town of Salvador Urbina in the Mexican state of Chiapas reflecting on some of the images I have been wrestling with from my time inContinue reading “Tecun Uman – Every Guatemalan’s Hero”

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Asking Questions in Guatemala

Asking questions in Guatemala about a tourists experience could be a dangerous tryst with the truth. Especially if it happens to be a tourist like me. I don’t smile and speak pleasant. I note, observe, and find ways to express myself especially in the face of injustice and inequality. Thats why I was happy toContinue reading “Asking Questions in Guatemala”

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