Country: Guatemala   /   Village: San Rafael Petzal
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Portraits


Most communities have a water source and a covered washing area in the center of town. Women gather to do laundry on the cement washboards or to clean produce purchased at the market. Here a woman rinses a bucket of corn kernels that have been re-hydrated in preparation for making chicha (an alcoholic beverage) for the town's annual festival.

ID # guatepetzal12
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