Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Santiago Chimaltenango
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

When the choice is between uncomfortable plastic slippers or worn out hand-me-down loafers, many locals choose to go without. They remove them at the market while they sit trying to sell their goods. As you can see, the layer of callous on their soles is often as thick as leather.

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