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Colorful Alfombras

Colorful Street Carpets In some Central American countries like Guatemala and Honduras, Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is celebrated in a co.

In Guatemala, Day of the Dead is less about costumes, more about kites.

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Barriletes Gigantes, incredible Guatemalan kites built by entire communities. The sail is made of beautifully collaged paper.

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Carpet for Jesus Nazareno de La Merced, Friday, in Antigua, Guatemala

Antiguan artists create colorful sawdust carpets for Semana Santa each year with multiple layers of natural material.

Guatemalan Alfombras (outside garden art) :)

These long, extraordinary colorful carpets so traditional in the Guatemalan popular culture, are deeply rooted from times no one can remembe.

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Guatemala and Honduras, Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is celebrated in a colorful fashion, by creating beautiful street carpets made of sand and sawdust and decorated with plants and flowers, called alfombras.

Guatemala, Semana Santa (Holly Week), is celebrated in a colorful fashion, by creating beautiful street carpets made of sand and sawdust and decorated with plants and flowers, called alfombras.

Alfombras: Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala. Throughout Lent, and throughout Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, the streets would be covered in elaborate "alfombras" or carpets, made out of colored sawdust, fruits, vegetables, and a wide range of other materials.

Alfombras: Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Can't wait to see these typical Guatemalan market colors on our next CoEd tour - Feb. 19-24, 2013! www.cooperativeforeducation.org/tours

Can't wait to see these typical Guatemalan market colors on our next CoEd tour - Feb.

GUATEMALA during Holy Week

GUATEMALA during Holy Week

Tradicion Guatemalteca: Alfombras hechas con azerrin, flores, frutas y verduras en Semana Santa.

GUATEMALA - these are sawdust carpets.

In Guatemala, this colored sawdust is used to create Mayan-Catholic murals! "Semana Santa Sawdust" by Kaitlyn Barrett.  Guatemala City, Guatemala

In Guatemala, this colored sawdust is used to create Mayan-Catholic murals! "Semana Santa Sawdust" by Kaitlyn Barrett. Lucky to have first-hand experienced the procession

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