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Central American Travel Market 2010 to take place in La Antigua

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Fri., 15 through Wed., 20th — CATM FAIR: The Central American Travel Market (CATM) 2010 fair is a technical and professional encounter, during which tourism offices from Central American countries have the opportunity to establish commercial relationships between the tour operators and the wholesalers of the main tourist-issuing markets at an international level including Europe, […]

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The Words of the Father

The Words of the Father

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a book written by Naticksqw When writing about someone as interesting and multi-faceted as Naticksqw (pronounced Nah-tick-squaw) the hardest part is deciding where to begin. Do you start by mentioning she is one of 12 children? That she grew up in rural Massachusetts in a house with no heating? Do you begin by describing the […]

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The Sound of Music of Sol Latino

The Sound of Music of Sol Latino

| October 1, 2010 | 2 Comments

Surrounded by an appreciative crowd, a group of musicians known as Grupo Sol Latino, were playing Andean music, which originated in the Incan Empire before the European conquest.

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The Ghosts of San Juan Chamelco

The Ghosts of San Juan Chamelco

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The apparition appears as a young girl with long, shiny black hair and a beautiful figure, though her face is always veiled in shadow.

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Hungry Ghosts

Hungry Ghosts

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We all like a bit of a scare. As children we’ve gathered under blankets with flashlights and spooked each other with ghost stories. Even while in diapers and growing sea legs we threw on a sheet and screamed “Boo!” As far back in human history fairytales have been scary. On All Saints Day we satiate […]

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Season For Marvel

Season For Marvel

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One of nature’s marvels unfolds nightly this time of year on Guatemala’s Pacific coast—a beautiful yet awkward ballet of emerging life that, within minutes of existence, is challenged for survival against natural predators.

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Who is La Llorona?

Who is La Llorona?

| October 1, 2010 | 1 Comment

While I am more familiar with La Antigua Guatemala’s “regular” ghosts, spirits and “orbs” (you can see the latter if you take digital camera photos in the crypt at the cathedral), anyone who grew up in Antigua can recite the stories of the folkloric figures. These include La Tatuana, El Sombrerón and everyone’s favorite: La […]

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Peccary

Peccary

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This is first in a series of Sacred Animals & Exotic Tropical Plants which will cover ethno-zoology and ethno-botany as related to Mayan archaeology

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October 2010 in Revue Magazine

October 2010 in Revue Magazine

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As our cover photo suggests, this is the time of year when sea turtles are arriving on the shores of Guatemala’s Pacific coast to make a nest on dry land in which to deposit their eggs. Matt Bokor’s article on page 14 describes some of the wonder and the perils that exist for these gentle […]

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