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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, March 2012. Zunil village possesses active worship of San Simón (also known as Maximón), a life-sized mannequin representing a Maya god, sitting in a wooden throne, which is moved to a different house every year, and many people visit and leave gifts at his shrine. Quetzaltenango, also known as Xela, its mayan name, is the base to explore the surrounding traditional maya villages and the Santiaguito volcano. Guatemala is a great country to experiencce the Mayan lifestyle and see the ruins of ancient cultures. Photo by Frits Meyst/Adventure4ever.com


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In search of the Maya culture in Guatemala

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, March 2012. Zunil village possesses active worship of San Simón (also known as Maximón), a life-sized mannequin representing a Maya god, sitting in a wooden throne, which is moved to a different house every year, and many people visit and leave gifts at his shrine. Quetzaltenango, also known as Xela, its mayan name, is the base to explore the surrounding traditional maya villages and the Santiaguito volcano. Guatemala is a great country to experiencce...
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Date 21 Mar 2012
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