ID # guatesmaria9
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule   &

Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Santa Maria de Jesus
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets


Women on market day make a point to wear their brightest, cleanest huipiles. From a distance they look immaculate. Closer inspection reveals one shocking exception. Their feet and shoes are abominable. Women wear cheap plastic sandals to protect them from broken glass, but remove them any chance they have.

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