For those who feel the need to dance in the streets (or at least observe others doing so), Thor Janson invites you to Shake Your Booty at the annual Carnival in Mazatenango.
Other travel stories include two interesing locations on Guatemala’s Exotic Pacific Coast by Tara Tiedemann, and a breathtaking spot outside of Quetzaltenango called Laguna Chicabel, written by Blake Nelson.
Anna-Claire Bevan interviewed the well known and very talented designer and architect Franklin Contreras, who shared some of his thoughts and insights.
Dr. Nicholas Hellmuth takes us on a Search for Original Mayan Cotton. And Kathy Rousso fills us in on the tradition of The Chajul Basket.
Elizabeth Bell answers the question, Why has there been so much speculation about the Mayan 2012 calendar? And Ken Veronda searches for subtle touches of Cardinal Red in the Guatemalan countryside.
We happily introduce two new columns this month: 2012 Spirit by Sri & Kira, and Healthy Solutions by Lori Shea.
And as always, throughout the pages are photo gems by our ever-amazing contributing photographers.
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