Momostenango

This is another mountain village that was plucked out of a scene from a novel.  The air here is clean, and the people are like none other on earth.  We visited a popular scenic spot where sandstone cliffs seem to spring out of nowhere.  We also checked out the local market.  Notice how the women here carry everything on their heads.  Well... except for the old grandmother carrying two heavy sacks on her back... she's behind our friend Pedro.  Astonishing!  I followed her through this crowded market for a good quarter mile or so.  We also see many men here carrying loads the size of Yugos on their backs... tying a strap around their head which reaches behind them to secure the load.  I honestly don't know how they do it.

We continue to find that Guatemala is a place of incredible beauty with an unmatched spirit.  
It's too hard to describe, but we'll spend the year trying.

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